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.
The requirement for mandatory reporting exists in various legislation. Certainly, there are professional obligations imposed on registered Nurses by their profession. However, there are other areas that relate to Nursing that have legal requirements to notify.
This webinar will explore the Nursing and Midwifery Board’s mandatory and voluntary reporting requirements. Included will be legislation covering Children at risk, Elders at risk in care situations and notifiable diseases. The protections that exist in law to protect reporters and the standards applied to those reporters will be examined.
In this session you will: