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County Supply and Distribution Tables - Midwives Direct Entry

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*(not Certified Nurse Midwives)

Licensing Board and Data Source: Department of State Health Services (DSHS) - Professional Licensing and Certification Unit (PLCU) - The Texas Midwifery Board adopts rules to regulate the qualifications and performance of Direct Entry Midwives licensed in Texas.

Information regarding the education requirements, licensure requirements, and responsibilities of Direct Entry Midwives can be found on the website of the Professional Licensing and Certification Unit at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/plc/default.shtm.

Note: The Texas totals do not include the number of active Texas license holders with out-of-state addresses. These numbers can be found on the tables.

 

Historical Supply Trends Graphs

 

1987 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County (279)

2000 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (161) - September

2001 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (168) - September

2002 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (155) - September

2003 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (154) - October

2004 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (150) - November

2005 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (153) - October

2006 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (163) - November

2007 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (158) - September

2008 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (174) - September

2009 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (174) - September

2010 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (174) - September

2011 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (190) - September

2012 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (191) - March 2013

2013 Midwife, Direct Entry, by County of Residence (202) - September


Note:  Many agencies that certify or license health professionals collect only a licensee's mailing address for correspondence purposes. The mailing (RESIDENCE) address may be either the work or home address of the licensee. If available, the HPRC county totals for each profession are based on the PRACTICE address from licensure data, and from the mailing/residence address if the practice address is not available.  Therefore, when the mailing/residence address is used, the county supply totals may not accurately reflect the actual supply in a county since a professional may live in one county but practice in another.


Please contact the Health Professions Resource Center at (512) 458-7261 or contact us by email if you have any comments or questions about the above licensing board information or supply tables.

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Last updated December 05, 2013