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49 Pa. Code § 21.504. Suspected death as a result of child abuse—mandated reporting requirement.

§ 21.504. Suspected death as a result of child abuse—mandated reporting requirement.

 An RN, LPN or CRNP who has reasonable cause to suspect that a child died as a result of child abuse shall report that suspicion to the coroner of the county where death occurred or, in the case where the child is transported to another county for medical treatment, to the coroner of the county where the injuries were sustained.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  21.506 (relating to confidentiality—waived); and 49 Pa. Code §  21.507 (relating to noncompliance).



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