Lecture Overview

Another everyday ethical consideration in healthcare is that of 'restraint'. Both physical and chemical restraint are types that we are familiar with, but did you know there are actually many other forms too? Learn how you can recognise when the use of restraint is appropriate and when it is not, and how to ensure that ultimately you are meeting your patient's needs first.


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.




10 Total Rating(s)

Excellent and informative Great presenter

tracey lackmann
04 Jun 2018

Great presentation on all aspects of restraints.

Noeleen Ryan
25 May 2018

Great presentation

Kamariah Jumani
14 May 2018


Jyotsna Pradhan
10 May 2018

Engaging and very informative

wendy maggay
26 Apr 2018

Excellent information and well presented.

Linda Wallwork
11 Apr 2018


Michele Selby
28 Mar 2018

Well presented good examples given

Jenny Goldsmith
14 Mar 2018

Covered all relevant areas/issues

Jenny Goldsmith
14 Mar 2018

An interesting review of what I already knew

Keith Wolf
31 Dec 2017

Professionally presented information.

Norest Mashonganyika
22 Dec 2017