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Lecture Overview

In nursing, a challenging situation or decision to be made is likely to draw on your morals as well as ethics. In reference to healthcare legal issues, this lecture by Dr Linda Starr will help you to distinguish between ethical obligations in nursing and facing your own moral dilemmas.

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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.

Reviews

4.7
16 Total Rating(s)
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Meryl Gay
09 May 2019

Excellent

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Deborah Stacey
18 Nov 2018

Very interesting session

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Helen Bourke
31 May 2018

really enjoyed this presentation. Dr Linda Starr subject matter was appropriate, informative and engaging​.

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Samantha Whitehouse
23 May 2018

informative interesting case studies

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Gabriella stuart
14 May 2018

Important topic, great presentation

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APEL MAHMUD
22 Apr 2018

Its very interesting and informative topics

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APEL MAHMUD
22 Apr 2018

Its very interesting and informative topics

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Jennifer Margaret Polglase
13 Apr 2018

Very informative. Use of case studies as examples was interesting.

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Jennifer Margaret Polglase
13 Apr 2018

Very informative. Use of case studies as examples was interesting.

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Soumyamol Binesh
04 Apr 2018

Informative

Details
CPD59m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)  16
Published08 November 2017
Expires12 October 2020
Topics
Legal
Ethics
Professional Issues
Professional Practice Issues
Professional Development
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Medication Safety
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