Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting: A Nurse’s Duty

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Credit Hours: 3.0 Hours

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Course Description

The Purpose of this Course

The purpose of this course is to look into mandatory child abuse reporting to educate nurses about their duty to report suspected child abuse. Child abuse is a common and hazardous problem that nurses can identify on the frontline and reportthe suspected abuse. This course aims to provide knowledge and tools to equip nurses to protect children that are at risk or in danger of abuse and neglect.

Course Objectives

  • To have knowledge of what it means to be a mandatory reporter
  • To identify resources in the state the nurse practices in for reporting suspected abuse
  • To identify signs and symptoms of child abuse
  • To have knowledge of the nursing responsibility to report suspected abuse within their facility of employment and individually

Course Curriculum

  • Lessons  0/11

    • Introduction
    • What is Mandatory reporting?
    • Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Who is a Mandatory Reporter?
    • What is Permissive Reporting?
    • Child Abuse and HIPAA
    • Nurses Duty to Report Child Abuse
    • Guidelines of Suspected Abuse or Neglect
    • How to File a Report of Child Abuse or Neglect
    • Conclusion
    • References
  • Quiz  0/1

    • Quiz – Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting: A Nurse’s Duty