Reporting High-Risk Situations and Incidents (Part One)
What is a high-risk situation and how do you report it? Take a look at several legal case studies on how high-risk situations and incidents were handled (and mishandled), providing you a clear picture of the importance documentation plays in the safety for not only your patient, but your own.
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.