Midwives Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Monday, December 4, 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 September 20, 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. 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. Personnel updates
      3. Education and Examination Statistics and Trends
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Statistics on Cases, Orders, and Penalties
    5. General Counsel
      1. Findings regarding state law and applicable rules for the provision of emergency medical services and first responder organizations
    6. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing Statistics
  6. Update and Presentation on the Waterbirth Survey
  7. Possible appointment of workgroup members and 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
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  10. Adjournment