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Cover image for lecture: Emerging Ethical Considerations for Nurse Educators

Lecture Overview

The fear of failing your student nurses can place patients in potential danger. Nurse educators must understand the ethical concerns of educating student nurses well and their duty of care when hard decisions need to be made. In this Lecture, Dr Linda Starr explains this and other emerging ethical considerations for nurse educators.


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


10 Total Rating(s)
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Heather Blackhall
31 Mar 2020

This is a great resource for anyone engaged in teaching nursing students. It provides food for thought.

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Verenaisi Wilson
16 Feb 2020

A very interesting topic to listen and learn about.

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Lynne Brown
11 Feb 2020

This is a great resource for all nurse educators and academics. Reinforcing the need to fail a student related to English Language or other reasons.

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Chuqi Peng
09 Feb 2020

Well explanation, very provoking

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bronwyn ann beecroft
06 Feb 2020

Excellent, succinct, thought provoking.