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Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Three - Common Law Torts

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Commences 4th February 2019

Many Nurses have had a fragmented education in relation to the law that frames Nursing practice and Nursing ethics. While they recognise they must adhere to the legal and ethical standards, and the underpinning philosophies and structures, the application of the Australian legal system and rules of ethics are not well understood.

The purpose of this eleven Module Law and Ethics Program for Nurses is to provide the Nurse, registered with AHPRA, the opportunity to obtain the necessary knowledge regarding health law and ethics to confidently work within the current Health Care Industry.

The content of each module stands alone as a continuing professional development (CPD) activity and the completion of each module will be awarded a CPD Certificate as evidence of the education activity. This program has been created so the modules do not have to be completed in order.

Click here to view the full Law and Ethics Program for Nurses>>

Module Three - Common Law Torta is delivered as a series of 3 virtual sessions known as e-Seminars.

One of the major areas of the common law is Civil Law. The rules of procedure, jurisdiction, and the types of cases that can be heard and appealed are complex. The rights of the individual citizen are often supported by the Civil Law. There are numerous torts that can be actionable. In relation to health matters, most have little relevance. Some torts, however, have an increasing importance such as defamation, others have established legal rules that must be adhered to.

Module Learning Outcomes:

  • Relate Civil Law rules to actionable Torts
  • Understand how habits of practice and communication may open the way for actions
  • Relate human rights principles to legislation governing practice
  • Examine case findings giving direction for practice

Module Three is a series of 3 e-Seminar sessions: 

All 3 sessions are included in the registration fee.

4 February 2019 @ 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Defamation and Social Media

5 February 2019 @ 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Consent and Trespass

7 February 2019 @ 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Confidentiality and Privacy Law

What if these dates don't suit me?

If you are unable to attend any of the live sessions a recording of the session will be available to you for 2 months - simply login to the website. Here you can watch the recording, access any supporting documents and email the presenter if you have any questions. The resources will be available to attendees until the 7th April 2019.

The Presenter: Dr Pam Savage

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....Read More>>

The Sessions:

4 February 2019 | 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Defamation and Social Media
In this session you will:

  • Understand the concepts of Defamation and Slander
  • Relate the rules of Defamation to actionable behaviours
  • Link the use of Social Media to Defamation and Slander
  • Apply legal findings to Social Media risks 

5 February 2019 | 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Consent and Trespass
In this session you will:

  • Understand the legal rules for Consent
  • Relate the Tort of Trespass to workplace situations
  • Identify the legal risks of emergency situations
  • Recognise how Guardianship legislation relates to legal Consent

7 February 2019 | 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Confidentiality and Privacy Law
In this session you will:

  • Define Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Explore situations that negate expected standards
  • Understand the Privacy Principles entrenched in Australian law
  • Appreciate the particular rules governing patient privacy and confidentiality
Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Three - Common Law Torts
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Location / Venue
This is a virtual event so all you need is a device, the internet and a location of your choice.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
3 CPD hours

Date / Time (QLD time)
Commences 4th February 2019

Cost
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Members: $99.00
Non-Members: $124.00
Students: $

Dr Pam Savage, RN, Dip N (Lon), BA, MHPEd, Dip Law, EdDoc

Presenter: Dr Pam Savage, RN, Dip N (Lon), BA, MHPEd, Dip Law, EdDoc
Pam has an extensive background in clinical Nursing, education, and remote area Nursing both in Australia and overseas. ... Read more »

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REMEMBER: This is a virtual event so all you need is a device, the internet and a location of your choice.


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