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 post graduate 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.
Every nurse is aware they are governed by employer and professional policies and protocols that give direction to practice. However, over time and changed circumstances these established directions may become outdated or fail to incorporate new evidence-based practice methods.
The risks of failing to adhere to policy or protocols is real, the professional must have the capacity to determine currency and appropriateness of directions and to take steps to put in place current and relevant nursing directions.
In this session you will: