Ask a Lawyer: Making Professional Referrals
Abstract:Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators have a duty to their clients to make referrals to qualified professionals=min this case, to an expert in nutrition, a dietician. A reasonable way to assure a quality referral is to contact the appropriate professional organization.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: NAYNA PHILIPSEN is an attorney in Baltimore, Maryland, and Director of Education and Licensure for the Maryland Board of Nursing. She is also a health educator at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.
Publication date: 2002-01-01
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