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Details
CPD46m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)77
First Published
Updated03 July 2019
Expires 06 June 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

All professionals registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have a duty to comply with mandatory reporting legislation.

Topics
  • What is mandatory reporting?
  • Who does it apply to?
  • When should you report abuse?
  • The authorities that are involved.
  • Consequences of failing to comply with mandatory reporting legislation.
Learning Outcomes
  • Know when it is mandatory for you to report a situation of concern to a third party.
  • Know to whom a mandatory report should be referred.
  • Be familiar with relevant legislation for your jurisdiction in Australia.
  • Correctly document a mandatory report.
Target Audience

RNs, RMs, ENs, paramedics, all other healthcare professionals.

Validation of Learning

  1. Evidence that you have read relevant legislation relating to your jurisdiction;
  2. Documentation that you have read the relevant ‘Code of Practice’ of your profession;
  3. Review of the policies and procedures in your workplace.

Disclosure

This material was developed by the content expert listed below. It is presented by a professional presenter.

Educator

Portrait of Linda Starr
Linda Starr

Dr Linda Starr has undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in general, mental health nursing, law, education and a PhD in legal issues in elder abuse. Linda has extensive experience as an RN in metropolitan and rural locations, in general nursing, mental health, forensic health, aged care and management. She has held senior positions in academia, including the dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Linda has publications in health law and forensic health issues. Linda is an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University and a consultant educator in health law and ethics for nurses, midwives and carers. She is chair of the SA Board of Nursing and Midwifery, fellow of the College of Nursing Australia, foundation president of the Australian Forensic Nurses Association, member on the School of Health Academic Advisory Board for Open Colleges and the international member on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Forensic Nursing. See Educator Profile

Learner Reviews

4.4
77 Total Rating(s)
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sunita sapkota
19 Nov 2019

was very good and engaging, I found this course very interesting and useful as I could apply the knowledge that I learn from this topic.

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David Mitchell
13 Nov 2019

Good education session, very informative. Highly recommend.

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cherrilyn Clifton
05 Nov 2019

This topic was great in increasing the knowledge that I really interesting to me . the new knowledge that I received will assist me as a Age care trainer .

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Joanne Huggett
31 Oct 2019

Good information

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Kathleen Wieden
23 Oct 2019

good course, concise and relevant

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Phillip Knight
08 Oct 2019

Clear and concise

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Tamer Ahmed
30 Sep 2019

good

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Abellana Jia
30 Sep 2019

Very useful for practitioner working in health care.

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Vicki Maree Fursey
29 Sep 2019

Very intense presentation ,

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Ionna McCarthy
28 Sep 2019

Excellent