Scope of Practice

Visit us today for comprehensive and holistic women's health services.

At Holistic Ob/Gyn we focus on treating the women during all phases of their lives.

Services Provided:

  • Prenatal
  • Childbirth
  • Preconception
  • Birth Control
  • Well Women Gynecology
  • Menopause
  • Infertility Treatment

Midwifery as practiced by certified nurse-midwives (CNMs®) encompasses a full range of primary health care services for women from adolescence beyond menopause

These services include the following:

Primary care, gynecologic and family planning services, preconception care, care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period, care of the normal newborn during the first 28 days of life, and treatment of male partners for sexually transmitted infections.

Midwives provide initial and ongoing comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment.

We conduct physical examinations, prescribe medications including controlled substances and contraceptive methods;
Midwives are also authorized to admit, manage and discharge patients as wells as order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests and order the use of medical devices. One of the most important aspects of our model of care includes your health promotion, disease prevention along with individualized wellness education and counseling.


REFERENCES
1. International Confederation of Midwives. Essential competencies for basic midwifery practice 2010. http://www.unfpa.org/sowmy/resources/docs/standards/en/R430_ICM_2011_Essential_Competencies_2010_ENG.pdf. Published 2011. Accessed October 10, 2011.

Source: Division of Standards and Practice
Approved: ACNM Board of Directors, Dec. 2011
Replaces: Definition of Midwifery Position Statement, developed 1992, last revised 2004