147D.09 LIMITATIONS OF PRACTICE.
(a) A licensed traditional midwife shall not prescribe, dispense, or administer prescription
drugs, except as permitted under paragraph (b).
(b) A licensed traditional midwife may administer vitamin K either orally or through
intramuscular injection, postpartum antihemorrhagic drugs under emergency situations, local
anesthetic, oxygen, and a prophylactic eye agent to the newborn infant.
(c) A licensed traditional midwife shall not perform any operative or surgical procedures
except for suture repair of first- or second-degree perineal lacerations.
History: 1999 c 162 s 5