INCORPORATION OF A NURSE-MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

Authors

  • Sarah D. Cohn CNM, JD

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    • Sarah Dillian Cohn received a BSN degree from Georgetown University, an MSN degree and nurse-midwifery education from Yale University, and a JD degree from the Yale University Law School. In 1983, she was admitted to the Connecticut Bar. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Nurse-Midwifery and on the Board of Editors for Law, Medicine, and Health Care.


  • This paper is adapted from a presentation made by the author at the 1984 ACNM Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

ABSTRACT

Should a nurse-midwifery practice be incorporated or should the practice remain unincorporated? Many nurse-midwives are considering practice in the corporate form—there are advantages and disadvantages to practicing that way. This discussion is designed to given an overview of the subject so that a CNM may decide whether or not professional incorporation is appropriate under his/her circumstances.

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