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Cover image for lecture: Ethical Dilemmas During a Disaster

Lecture Overview

In this short and sharp presentation, Associate Professor Linda Starr paints an uncomfortable picture of what ethical issues might need to be considered in a disaster. Whose life would you save first?


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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


3 Total Rating(s)
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Carol E Clark
27 Apr 2019

Lots of information in this challenging presentation. Would have liked the pace to be a bit slower to consider the implication raised.

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Kristine s kealy
02 Sep 2018

Lecture was great and so was lecturer, learnt more from her and would like to do my EMD course she has suggested

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Wendy Boehringer
06 Aug 2018

She's an excellent communicator