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Details
CPD46m of CPD
Rating
4.3
Total Rating(s)30
Published03 July 2019
Expires06 June 2021
Review Due02 January 2021
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 the 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.

Details
CPD46m of CPD
Rating
4.3
Total Rating(s)30
Published03 July 2019
Expires06 June 2021
Review Due02 January 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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4.3

30 Total Rating(s)

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Tricia Munnerley
23 Jul 2019

Well done

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Elodie Danjoux
23 Jul 2019

Education was well explained

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Renee Bognar
22 Jul 2019

Informative session

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Renee Bognar
22 Jul 2019

Informative session

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Natsuko Okai
22 Jul 2019

Difficult

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sandra vicary
22 Jul 2019

this was a well presented general overview of many incidents

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Elle Brown
22 Jul 2019

Concise and well ordered education on the obligation of registered healthcare providers to report child abuse, family violence, elder abuse, use of firearms and of course health provider issues.

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Katy Mentiplay
21 Jul 2019

This learning module was informative and concise

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Margaret Cole
19 Jul 2019

A very complex study to deliver in an interesting format....I would of liked to of been examined on my thoughts of all the 4 scenarios.

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Michelle Edwards
19 Jul 2019

Very comprehensive education about mandatory reporting. An excellent list of references for extra reading and education.