Suspicion of Abuse
by Cathy Parkes June 16, 2019 Updated: December 29, 2021
Nurses are required to report suspicion of abuse. You do not need to gather more information or provide proof.
For the key facts you need to remember on reporting suspicions of abuse, check out our Fundamentals of Nursing lesson on Mandatory Reporting. This is one of the many important topics covered in our Fundamentals of Nursing Flashcards.
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