Please take a look at Dr. Katie Gilbert-Spear's recent legal article "Report Suspected Abuse" in the September 2021 edition of Optometric Management.
"As primary eye care providers, optometrists can detect non-accidental trauma in ways that other providers can’t. But signs of child abuse aren’t always clear — and for many optometrists, neither are the steps to take when abuse is suspected."
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Pacific Apex Law Group, LLP is very excited to have such a talented attorney and healthcare professional as part of our team. Katie offers extensive healthcare knowledge and expertise to our Health Care and Life Sciences practice group. Please contact Katie with any health law and compliance questions that you may have by calling (888) 609-8718. She looks forward to hearing from you.