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Lecture Overview

Ethical issues surrounding pregnancy and parenting can often be highly contentious and hotly debated in the public space. Join Dr Linda Starr as she takes a more in depth look at some of the ethical issues surrounding infants and children, and be surprised by the fact that a foetus may be able to sue you...


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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.



11 Total Rating(s)

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Annette Parry
03 Jun 2019

Interesting and thoughtful

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Meryl Gay
09 May 2019


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Wendy Somers
22 Oct 2018

Very informative

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Joanne Pegg
23 May 2018

Interesting topic

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Caroline Gray
17 May 2018

Thought provoking and insightful

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Maureen Huggins
28 Feb 2018

Informative and engaging

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Julie Madden
31 Jan 2018

Good lecture

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Roslyn FRY
05 Dec 2017

Very iteresting hearing of various laws in regards to fetus and parenting

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Petra Wollermann
20 Nov 2017

Great speaker

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Kimberly-Anne Conaghan
15 Nov 2017

Very interesting topic