Midwives Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

MIDWIVES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

AGENDA

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of June 14, 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. Update on Bill Implementation Timeline
      2. Briefing on TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey
      3. Recent Developments
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Update and discussion regarding midwifery program activities
      2. Public Outreach –Association of Texas Midwives
      3. Health Professions Section Update
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects
      2. Education, Examination, and School Services
      3. Personnel updates
      4. Education and Examination Statistics and Trends
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Stakeholder Contact
      3. Statistics on Cases, Orders, and Penalties
    5. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing Statistics
  6. Update from work groups, discussion, and possible recommendation:
    1. Standard of Care workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding standard of care matters and rules
    2. Education and Examination workgroup to review “Integrative Resuscitation of the Newborn” and a discussion regarding approving this as an accepted course for licensed midwives
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation to approve the revised Informed Choice and Disclosure form
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  10. Adjournment