Cover image for lecture: Shining a Spotlight on CPD

Lecture Overview

This short and sharp presentation will give you the essential facts on the current Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Standard in Australia. Includes: what is a conflict of interest? How many hours do I need to complete? And how can I spot fraudulent research?


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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.



15 Total Rating(s)

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Suzette Kirk
28 May 2019

This course has enhanced my knowledge of what i need to do to obtain my CPD points.

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Gertrude Manyota
08 May 2019

Very informative.

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Debbie Ann Eagleton
17 Mar 2019

The lecture was fantastic at understanding the ours that have to be done.

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Felix Eistrup Santos
16 Feb 2019

Very happy with the delivery of content.

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Kristine Webster-Lawson
03 May 2018

Great educator easy voice to listen to

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Jennifer Margaret Polglase
02 Apr 2018

The educator was clear and concise

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Danielle Phair
30 Mar 2018

Helped with understanding what I needed to do to complete my first year registered surrounding CPD.

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Michele Selby
25 Mar 2018


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Steven Walker
24 Mar 2018

Thanks. Glad I watched this one. We all need reminding from time to time; I feel.

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Nicholas Stewart Cleave
04 Mar 2018

Excellent reminder