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Lecture Overview

Resources are becoming increasingly scarce in the modern healthcare environment. On top of this strain, we ourselves as healthcare providers are also resources, and we need to ensure we are allocating ourselves correctly. But what happens when there is a shortage of nurses AND a shortage of physical resources - what will happen to our patients then?


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Linda Starr

Dr Linda Starr has undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in general, mental health nursing, law, education and a PhD in legal issues in elder abuse. Linda has extensive experience as an RN in metropolitan and rural locations, in general nursing, mental health, forensic health, aged care and management. She has held senior positions in academia, including the dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Linda has publications in health law and forensic health issues. Linda is an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University and a consultant educator in health law and ethics for nurses, midwives and carers. She is chair of the SA Board of Nursing and Midwifery, fellow of the College of Nursing Australia, foundation president of the Australian Forensic Nurses Association, member on the School of Health Academic Advisory Board for Open Colleges and the international member on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Forensic Nursing. See Educator Profile


9 Total Rating(s)
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bronwyn ann beecroft
29 Jun 2019

Vital ,intelligent presenter.

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Trish Mills
10 Apr 2019

This resource was interesting and touched on areas I had not thought about regarding resources

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Silvana Leiss
22 Jan 2019


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Wadzana Nollie HWATA
30 Mar 2018

Informative lecture

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Michele Selby
25 Mar 2018


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Norest Mashonganyika
23 Dec 2017

well presented

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Theresa Diane Johnson
18 Dec 2017


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Ashley van Ryneveld
15 Dec 2017

A very informative presentation

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Natalie Lawrence
15 Dec 2017

Very informative