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Lecture Overview

Resources are becoming increasingly scarce in the modern healthcare environment. On top of this strain, we ourselves as healthcare providers are also resources, and we need to ensure we are allocating ourselves correctly. But what happens when there is a shortage of nurses AND a shortage of physical resources - what will happen to our patients then?


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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.




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Trish Mills
10 Apr 2019

This resource was interesting and touched on areas I had not thought about regarding resources

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Silvana Leiss
22 Jan 2019


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Wadzana Nollie HWATA
30 Mar 2018

Informative lecture

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Michele Selby
25 Mar 2018


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Norest Mashonganyika
23 Dec 2017

well presented

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Theresa Diane Johnson
18 Dec 2017


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Ashley van Ryneveld
15 Dec 2017

A very informative presentation

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Natalie Lawrence
15 Dec 2017

Very informative