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  • Abuse and neglect
    • Child, elderly, domestic
    • Know your local reporting agencies (Child Protective Services)
  • Communicable diseases
  • Vaccine Adverse Event Reaction System (VAERS, vaers.hhs.gov)
  • Report to Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • 2016 list of reportable conditions: https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/conditions/notifiable/2016/
  • Adverse reactions to vaccinations
  • Local organ procurement organizations with patients with a GCS less than 5 (may depend on state)
  • Gunshot wounds
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Date Published - Jan 4, 2017
Date Modified - Dec 15, 2016

Jon Haws

Written by Jon Haws

Jon RN CCRN is a critical care nurse at a Level I Trauma center in Dallas, TX. His passions include learning about anatomy and physiology and teaching. When he isn't busting out content for NRSNG.com he loves spending time with his family.