Midwives Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of Minutes - Meeting of January 25, 2017
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**
  5. Staff Reports
    1. Executive Office
      1. Legislative Update
      2. Recent Developments
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Discussion regarding the transition of the Midwives Program from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to TDLR pursuant to Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015)
      2. Public Outreach - Compliance Attendance at Professional Association Meetings and other outreach activities
      3. Health Professions Section Update
      4. Personnel Updates
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Personnel Updates
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Enforcement report including statistics on cases, orders, and penalties
      2. Recent and upcoming projects
    5. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing Statistics
  6. Update from work groups and possible recommendation:
    1. Standard of Care workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding standard of care matters and rules
  7. Discussion and possible action on revising the informed choice and disclosure statement
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  10. Adjournment