The Vermont Statutes Online
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§ 4188. Unprofessional conduct
(a) A licensed midwife or applicant for licensing, renewal, or reinstatement shall not engage in unprofessional conduct.
(b) Unprofessional conduct shall include the conduct prohibited by 3 V.S.A. § 129a and by this section, whether or not taken by a license holder:
(1) failing to provide for informed consent, or exercising undue influence on or taking improper advantage of a person using midwifery services;
(2) willfully making or filing false reports or records in the practice of midwifery, obstructing that filing, or willfully failing to file required reports or records, including birth certificates;
(3) engaging in abusive behavior of any kind with clients.
(c) After a hearing, and upon a finding of unprofessional conduct, an administrative law officer may take disciplinary action against a licensed midwife or applicant. (Added 1999, No. 133 (Adj. Sess.), § 44, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.)