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Duty to Report

Document Type: Interpretive Document
Last Updated: December 29, 2022
Approver: Executive


An LPN’s legal duty to report may be required by legislation, professional expectations, or employer requirements. This document outlines an LPN’s legal obligations to report information to appropriate authorities. Provides an overview of the duty to report specific types of information, either by themselves or as part of the healthcare team. Please be aware that this document is not a substitute for legal advice.