Nursing and Midwifery Rights and Regulations

CPD
1h 3m
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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.

Educators

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

Details
CPD1h 3m of CPD
First Published21 June 2018
Updated21 June 2018
Expires
20 May 2020
Topics
Legal
Professional Practice Issues
Professional Issues
Professional Development
Learning Tools