Legal Ramifications of Missed Nursing Care

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Lecture Overview

In this session, Dr Linda Starr analyses several real-life court cases that have involved errors of omission and how they relate to the Code of Conduct and Standards of Care.


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Dr Linda Starr (PhD) is an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University. She has extensive experience as a registered nurse and in nursing and midwifery regulation through her previous role as Chair of the State Nursing and Midwifery of Australia Board and the SA practitioner member on the National Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Linda is passionate about the intersection between healthcare and the law, with a particular focus on the mandatory reporting of elder abuse.
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First Published15 April 2019
Updated15 April 2019
27 February 2025
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