A child has informed the nurse that her mother is abusing her. Which of the following is a breach of the patient's confidentiality?


•Informing the mother that her daughter reported her for abuse is a major breach of confidentiality.

•Discussing the abuse with the child's father is a breach of confidentiality.

•Discussing a patient with a nurse not involved in the care of the patient is a breach of confidentiality.

•The nurse should only notify the physician and Child Protective Services after she assesses the patient for signs of abuse.

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