Cover image for lecture: Privacy, Confidentiality, and Bedside Handover

Lecture Overview

The issue of bedside handover is currently a hotly-debated topic in healthcare. Based on the ethical principles of confidentiality and privacy, just what can be said at the bedside? Join Dr Linda Starr for this fascinating talk on critical ethical principles, and learn what to do and what not to do with many examples from real-life breaches.


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Linda Starr

Dr Linda Starr is a general and mental health qualified nurse, lawyer, and associate professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Flinders University. Her research interests have been in health law for health practitioners, criminal law, forensic health care, and elder abuse investigation and prosecution, which was the subject of her PhD. Linda is currently the chair of the state board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board, Australia, the director on the Board of Directors at the Aged Rights Advocacy Service, and is the founding president of the Australian Forensic Nurses Association. She has an extensive speaking record, nationally and internationally, on issues in health law, forensic nursing, and elder abuse.



32 Total Rating(s)

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Jenny Turton
25 May 2019

Excellent talk, great examples and very relevant, thank you

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Lou Jamila
23 Apr 2019

Very relevant to my job and practice.

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Alison James
23 Jan 2019

reinforced my knowledge

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Taleisha King
30 Jul 2018

Very interesting case studies

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Anna-lee Killen
04 Jul 2018


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31 May 2018


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shannon Rasmussen
30 May 2018

Good examples

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Anna Medley
26 May 2018

Extremely informative.Wonderfully presented.

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Joanne Melissa Deiparine
24 May 2018

Well presented and educational

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Devika Nandanimala
23 May 2018

Good session