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Cover image for lecture: Reporting High-Risk Situations and Incidents (Part Two)

Lecture Overview

This session will explore the notion of documentation as a form of personal protection. It includes tips on anticipating tricky situations, which can become high-risk for you, completing 'risk-man' incident reports, and other timely ways of informing appropriate people.


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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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Isabell Dwyer
09 Feb 2020

Informative and thought provoking.

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Kate Ayling
02 Oct 2019

Fascinating to listen to so many coronial cases from nursing legal perspective. Found helpful to highlight relevance to nursing practice.

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Megha Raturi
03 Jul 2019


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bronwyn ann beecroft
28 Jun 2019

Graphic, succinct and noteworthy

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Ruth Curtis
31 May 2019

Really interesting lecture.

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Pamela Goodman
28 May 2019

Very excellent source of learning and every nurse should be aware of this in there practice.

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Guy Ledlie Eadie
15 May 2019

Good resource relating to correct documentation

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Maddelen Fowkes
12 May 2019

Fabulous work, loved the case studies!

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Wilhelmus Rooms
10 May 2019

great educational value

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Kylie Bourne
06 May 2019

very informative and things to think of when incidents occur.