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.
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Module Seven - Children and the Law consists of one virtual session known as an e-Seminar.
Legislation varies in each state in relation to children and particular laws aimed at providing protection from exploitation, abuse and neglect. Legislation specifies obligations imposed on parents and carers and these laws reflect the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) and many of the principles within that Convention are embedded within child protection legislation.
Module Learning Outcomes:
- Link the protective and welfare aims of child protection to practice
- Recognise the legislative and ethical obligations health workers undertake
- Explore the dilemmas inherent in protecting children
- Acknowledge the clinical realities of caring for children at risk
Module Seven e-Seminar session:
23 April 2019 @ 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Children and the 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 17th June 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>>
23 April 2019 | 1400 - 1500 (Qld Time)
Children and the Law
In this session you will:
- Understand legislation imposing Mandatory Reporting in each state
- Relate legal concepts for minors to issues of consent and confidentiality
- Recognise the differences between federal and state jurisdictions for children
- Apply legal doctrine to emergency and futile situations involving children
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