Cover image for lecture: Protecting Your Registration With CPD

Lecture Overview

How does a nurse who has been employed for a long time in non-nurse activities (e.g. medical secretary, drug company representative, beauty therapist) end up no longer sufficiently competent to remain registered as an enrolled or registered nurse? This session will use a case scenario to highlight the importance of CPD that is underpinned by evidence as a means of protecting your registration and therefore your livelihood.


Portrait of Linda Starr
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.




34 Total Rating(s)

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Jenny Turton
10 May 2019

Great tips thank you

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Kylie Bourne
08 May 2019

Very easy to understand and informative

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Eva Olsen
11 Apr 2019


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Zoe Robins
08 Apr 2019

Good refresher, thank you.

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Rachiel Kagonda
21 Mar 2019

Excellent presentation

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Jennifer Matthews
20 Mar 2019

Brought me up to speed on current practice.

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Julie Firth
12 Mar 2019

It was interesting to hear the educator speaking about going on a cruise to update CPD, to write articles for publication, and to present a paper for a magazine.

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suzanne roslyn mason
17 Jan 2019

the speaker was easy to listen too

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Dianne Williams
11 Jan 2019

Very good presentation

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Billy Allen
06 Jan 2019

Great advice