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Details
CPD30m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)152
Published06 May 2019
Updated06 May 2019
Reviewed06 November 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

In this Ausmed Education mandatory module, explore the topic of what constitutes a duty, focusing on how this duty may be breached and the resulting consequences. The expectation is that you will develop a clear understanding of your legal and professional accountabilities as you fulfil your responsibility in the provision of patient care. You will also review what standards of care are reasonably expected by healthcare providers and what consequences may occur should these standards not be met.

Learning Outcomes

  • Be clear about the extent of your duty of care.
  • Understand the reasonable standard of practice expectation in your health setting.
  • Recognise the consequences of not providing sufficient duty of care.

Target Audience

Nurses and all staff who work in healthcare.

Validation of learning:

  • Evidence that you have read relevant legislation and standards relating to your work.
  • Evidence you have reviewed the policies and procedures in your workplace.
  • A written summary of a journal article or book chapter you have recently read relating to your duty of care.

Disclosure

This material was developed by the content expert listed below. It is presented by a professional presenter.

Educator

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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.

Details
CPD30m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)152
Published06 May 2019
Updated06 May 2019
Reviewed06 November 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Learner Reviews

4.4

152 Total Rating(s)

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Nimerpreet Nimerpreet
22 May 2019

This learning was very beneficial for reinforcing my knowledge in my work place setting.

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Michelle rolleston
22 May 2019

Highly recommended

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Thi Thanh Nhan Nguyen
22 May 2019

Good job

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Sandra Brimelow
21 May 2019

Informative resource and a good reminder of our legal obligations as care providers.

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Alice jackson
21 May 2019

I found this resource to be informative and helped re-iterate what I already knew about duty of care and how it can be breached. It is important to understand what your duty of care is in all situations

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Anne Lee
21 May 2019

Excellent resource with extremely informative and valuable information.

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jennifer mcDonald
21 May 2019

refresh and give more understanding of this subject

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Anne Raukawa
21 May 2019

I find this presenter very engaging and have enjoyed several of her presentations. The information was well presented.

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Vicki Schmidt
21 May 2019

This learning was interesting

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Carol McNamara
21 May 2019

Was timely, informative & fitted into my other commitments. Was easy to access & use.