INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
OR POLICY STATEMENT
Title of Interpretive or Policy Statement: Patient Abandonment.
Issuing Entity: Nursing care quality assurance commission (NCQAC).
Subject Matter: Interpretive statement of what constitutes patient abandonment by nurses.
Effective Date: November 16, 2012.
Contact Person: Deborah Carlson, Nurse Practice Advisor, NCQAC, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47864, Olympia, WA 98504-7864, (360) 236-4725.