Public and private hospitals, or public and private clinics or physicians licensed to practice medicine or advanced practice registered nurses as defined in section 457-2.7 may, at the discretion of the treating physician or advanced practice registered nurse, inform the spouse, parent, custodian, or guardian of any minor patient of the provision of medical care and services to the minor or disclose any information pertaining to such care and services after consulting with the minor patient to whom such medical care and services have been provided under this chapter.
If the minor patient is not diagnosed as being pregnant or afflicted with [a] venereal disease, such information as well as the application for diagnosis may be disclosed, at the discretion of the treating physician or advanced practice registered nurse after consulting with the minor patient.
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