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 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.



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