Presenter Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist
- The Nurses for Nurses Network
Pam has an extensive background in clinical nursing, education, and remote area Nursing both in Australia and overseas.
As a Lawyer and Clinician, this background is brought to her role as adjunct Lecturer to undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as Aboriginal Health Workers.
Pam is a Barrister at Bar (NSW) and a published author and her book “Law for Student Nurses: applied principles” is now in its third edition.
For many years the reliance on unregulated health care workers to provide direct patient care in all environments has been questioned, reviewed and researched.
For the Nurse, who has direct responsibility for patients, the anxieties and pressure created by reliance on these staff continues.
The legal and professional expectations on the nurse are clear. It is a matter of education and appropriate delegation that will ensure patient safety and nullify risks of miscommunication, misunderstanding, and questions about the nurse’s responsibility.
In this session you will: