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Practical experience under supervision
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18VAC85-130-45. Practice while enrolled in an accredited midwifery education program Practical experience under supervision.

A person may perform tasks related to the practice of midwifery under the direct and immediate supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathic medicine, a certified nurse midwife, or a licensed midwife while enrolled in an accredited midwifery education program or during completion of the North American Registry of Midwives' Portfolio Evaluation Process Program without obtaining a license issued by the board until such person has taken and received the results of any examination required for CPM certification or for a period of three 10 years, whichever occurs sooner. For good cause shown, a person may request that the board grant any extension of time beyond the three years, for a period not to exceed one additional year.