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Cover image for lecture: Important Legal Considerations for Nurse Educators

Lecture Overview

Legal considerations are a fundamental knowledge base for nurse educators. When a student nurse is on placement, and something goes wrong - who is liable? Dr Linda Starr presents an informative lecture to address issues of accountability, mandatory reporting and liability.


Portrait of Linda Starr
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


8 Total Rating(s)
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georgia georgia
03 Apr 2020

overview of this resource was interesting and was made entertaining

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Jeanette Pascoe
02 Apr 2020

I really enjoyed listening to this presenter, content was interesting and on point relative to today’s workplace

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bronwyn ann beecroft
06 Feb 2020

Presented concisely in an all encompassing fashion.

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Lisa Smith
29 Jan 2020

Very informative and clear of who is accountable. Good outline of current issues and thought provoking as my role as an educator of nursing students.