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Cover image for lecture: Nursing and Midwifery Rights and Regulations

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.


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


29 Total Rating(s)
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Tegan Chapman
03 Apr 2020

Great resource.

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Sharayah Bishop
23 Dec 2019


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bronwyn ann beecroft
29 Jun 2019

Very easy to watch.

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Ruth Curtis
30 May 2019

Good resource

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Michelle Murphy
29 May 2019


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Alison Short
26 May 2019

Well presented and informative

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24 May 2019

very informative

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Katie Spencer
22 May 2019

Very informative.

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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.