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Lecture Overview

In an advanced practice role, your legal responsibilities as a healthcare professional may become more complicated. This session offers you a chance to consider some of these legal issues with reference to prescribing rights, professional indemnities, accessing funding, and more.


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Pierre Baume

Pierre Baume is a barrister at the Victorian Bar and practises in the areas of health law, family law, and commercial law. He has also worked as a senior academic in several universities across Australia. Until 2012, he was a senior academic at Monash University where he taught mental health, law, and ethics. Pierre is a Director of the St Kilda Legal Service and past vice chair of the Mental Health Legal Centre. Prior to joining the Victorian Bar, Pierre spent 25 years in the health industry, both as clinician and administrator. He is the founding director of the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention and Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences at Griffith University. He has published and presented over 100 papers nationally and internationally. See Educator Profile


37 Total Rating(s)
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Maryanne O'Neill
20 Aug 2019

A Great Refresher on Professional Indemnity Insurance and Vicarious Liability.

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Ruth Curtis
31 May 2019

Good reminder of what the legal requirements are for a nurse.

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Virpal Kaur Dhaliwal
30 May 2019

this lecture provide useful information about legal practices which we suffer in our field so it give datailed knowledge how to deal with these practices

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Geetha Rani Ammini
27 May 2019


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Rekha Shrestha
25 May 2019


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21 May 2019

All nurses should be familiar with nursing law and ethics and understand how nursing legal issues can affect them. Know your basic nursing laws and avoid lawsuits and liability

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Elizabeth Claire Huppatz
19 May 2019

Well presented with good examples of issues

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Elizabeth Claire Huppatz
19 May 2019

Clearly presented with good examples of issues

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18 May 2019

great knowledge to learn through this lecture.

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Faye Gray
16 May 2019

Interesting subject that sometimes can become a grey area in practice