Legal and Ethical issues. Know Your Reporting Responsibilities!. this applies to you!. Special Reporting Requirements (1 of 2). Abuse of children, elderly, and spouse Injury during the commission of a felony Drug-related injury Childbirth. Special Reporting Requirements (2 of 2).
this applies to you!
It is a misdemeanor to fail to report abuse.
There are different requirements
VERBAL ORDER FROM MD NOT VALID unless put in writing
Against Medical Advice
MUST advise pt :
Patients may be placed on a hold if...
who may place hold
Be 18 years old or older.
Have valid Course Completion Certificate.
Apply within 2 years of course completion.
Submit application and fees.
Pass a written certification examination.
Sex related crimes
Drug related crimes (including DUI)