Health Law & Ethics Ch. 9-10

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Collaborative Practice Agreement
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a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including severe pain) such that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably be expected to result in (i) placing the health of the individual in serious jeopardy, (ii) serious impairment to bodily functions, or (iii) serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part; or
(B) respect to a pregnant woman who is having contractions, (i) that there is inadequate time to effect safe transfer to another facility before delivery, or (ii) that transfer may pose a threat to the health or safety of the woman or unborn child
LA State Board of Nursingall nurses (EXCEPT LPN's) are regulated by this boardScreen & Triagehospital has this obligation to patients who enter their facility if they have an ER. should do it the same every time. preferably by a physician