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Dealing with Difficult people in the Workplace 

Cheryl Dezotti
Healthcare workers are exposed to difficult people on a daily basis. Nurses interact with a plethora of different personalities with varying priorities, viewpoints and spheres of influence which all have the capacity to impact the Nurses ability to do their job. Over time Nurses develop the skill and art of effectively communicating with difficult people. This session reviews key tips in dealing with difficult people.

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Occupational Health and Safety Legislation 

Dr Pam Savage RN, Dip N (Lon), BA, MHPEd, Dip Law, EdDoc - The Nurses for Nurses Network
Knowing the obligations created by the recent legislative changes to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and ensuring facilities and staff work to overcome risks and undertake genuine and effective measures to achieve a workplace free from occupational violence is the focus of this webinar.

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Dealing with Violence 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
Violence towards ourselves, colleagues, patient and their families occurs. Recognising the triggers or habits of violence that underlie aggression can give some insight into avoiding or defusing situations. Acknowledging that violence can occur is itself an inhibiting factor. Strategies and protocols can be used to assist and the legal consequences to a perpetrator can give direction to communication aimed to correct behaviour.

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The Right to Refuse vs Professional Recognition of Risk 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
While we understand the absolute need for client consent, faced with a refusal to consent we experience anxiety. The ethical and legal considerations for the client may not lessen our own anxiety given our knowledge that there are increased risks in providing our care.

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How we can apply the Tort of Negligence to Practice 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
The civil law tort of negligence is the most likely cause of action against health practitioners.

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Mandatory and Voluntary Reporting - when to notify 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
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.

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Regulation and Professional Governance 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
Delegated powers created AHPRA under the National Law regulating health professionals. For Nurses and Midwives, the Nursing and Midwifery Board under AHPRA is directly responsible.

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The Tort of Defamation and Relationship to Social Media 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
An enormous increase in defamation actions has occurred in response to social media use and these findings give directions for care and consideration about posting to websites.

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Risk Management understanding the concepts 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
This webinar will explore the language and legislative requirements for risk management activities and discuss ways we can incorporate these into our practice.

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Policies and Protocols How to identify needs or clinical mismatches  

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nurses for Nurses Network
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.

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