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Lecture Overview

This session discusses the impact that evidence and new knowledge are having on the regulation of nurses. Dr Linda Starr presents an overview of the professional bodies who govern how nurses and midwives' practice is regulated.


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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.




19 Total Rating(s)

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Kaung Lynn
19 May 2019

good one.

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Alice Hay
14 May 2019

It was concise and very helpful.

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13 May 2019

Very lively and valuable information session for nurses.

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Laura Down
12 May 2019

Clear and concise information

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Lorraine Leafe
09 May 2019

wow this woman is a mine field of information.

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Shamiso Dzinavatonga
30 Apr 2019

Well presented

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24 Apr 2019


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Julieta Capili
22 Apr 2019

In general, the course give an impact evidence and knowledge in the regulation of nurses.

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Lucinda Kenihan
20 Mar 2019

very well presented. Lots of valuable information

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Jacqueline dowling
26 Nov 2018