Lecture Overview


What if you suspect a patient in your care has suffered abuse or if a colleague on shift is smelling of alcohol? In a situation like this, what is your legal responsibility? Barrister with the Victorian Bar (and registered nurse), Pierre Baume, delivers this in depth review of your legal obligations when it comes to mandatory reporting and advocating for your patient.


Pierre Baume

Pierre Baume is a barrister at the Victorian Bar and practises in the areas of health law, family law, and commercial law. He has also worked as a senior academic in several universities across Australia. Until 2012, he was a senior academic at Monash University where he taught mental health, law, and ethics. Pierre is a Director of the St Kilda Legal Service and past vice chair of the Mental Health Legal Centre. Prior to joining the Victorian Bar, Pierre spent 25 years in the health industry, both as clinician and administrator. He is the founding director of the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention and Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences at Griffith University. He has published and presented over 100 papers nationally and internationally.




24 Total Rating(s)

Informative. Very helpful.

Rowena Graff
29 May 2018


Princess Abigail Vero
27 May 2018


Heesung Lee
27 May 2018


Mark James
27 May 2018

The Educator was eady to listen to.

Cathy Cain
22 May 2018


Dorothy-anne burrows
17 May 2018


Kahondo Mutsa
17 May 2018

Very interesting. Would have appreciated more viewing of the screen board

Maureen Boldiston
16 May 2018

interesting presentation

Barbara Clare Affleck
15 May 2018

Very informative. Great Lecture.

Efstathia Stanitsas
13 May 2018

I found this really useful it confirmed that to me that I was on the right track with my knowledge in this area but I learned something new too and he was excellent and explaining the intricacies of it all

Tanya Robbins
12 May 2018

Good information

Shilpi katiyar
12 May 2018

Very insightful and informative.

Erin Allan
06 May 2018


Werner Cossid
05 May 2018

This was very informative.

Candace Pederson
03 May 2018


Chetna Sharma
02 May 2018

Off to a slow start but the presenter was well engaged with his teaching, funny at times and very informative. He was easy to listen to and had a wealth of information to be persued.

Helen Felsch
02 May 2018

well said

Gurnam Singh Saini
02 May 2018


Roland Patrick Tan
30 Apr 2018

The topic is incredibly important to me

Dorothy Bardoutsos
30 Apr 2018

The educator was very engaging

Tracy Kiddle
28 Apr 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the topic. Excellent presentation and lecture from Pierre Baume. Good to be informed as to where nurses stand with regards to legalities.

Leah Oliver
27 Apr 2018

excellent presenter, clera and concise presentation

Dianne Paddock
27 Apr 2018

Interesting and infirmative

Jocelyn Mellors
26 Apr 2018

Fantastic lecture well articulated

Timothy cross
26 Apr 2018

Found the parts about monitoring and reporting peers and students very interesting

Karen Innes
26 Apr 2018

very good explanation and well articulated making the learning process beneficial

Stephen Dunk
25 Apr 2018

Awesome information.... easy to understand and also reconfirms prior knowledge

Ulrike pearce
25 Apr 2018

The speaker made very relevant easy to follow points.

Teresa prior
25 Apr 2018

Conference videos, always been easier for me to learn from!

Jacinta Egoroff
24 Apr 2018

it is important to revisit our legal responsibilities and restrictions and Pierre explains the difference clearly

Margaret Christian
24 Apr 2018

Great refresher

Gail Day
11 Mar 2018

Very interesting subject matter ,I felt I learnt a lot ,it was clearly demonstrated as legal jargon can be quite intimidating and difficult to understand

Jennifer soutar
14 Oct 2017