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Lecture Overview

Ethical issues surrounding pregnancy and parenting can often be highly contentious and hotly debated in the public space. Join Dr Linda Starr as she takes a more in depth look at some of the ethical issues surrounding infants and children, and be surprised by the fact that a foetus may be able to sue you...


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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


11 Total Rating(s)
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Annette Parry
03 Jun 2019

Interesting and thoughtful

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Meryl Gay
09 May 2019


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Wendy Somers
22 Oct 2018

Very informative

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Joanne Pegg
23 May 2018

Interesting topic

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Caroline Gray
17 May 2018

Thought provoking and insightful

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Maureen Huggins
28 Feb 2018

Informative and engaging

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Julie Madden
31 Jan 2018

Good lecture

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Roslyn FRY
05 Dec 2017

Very iteresting hearing of various laws in regards to fetus and parenting

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Petra Wollermann
20 Nov 2017

Great speaker

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Kimberly-Anne Conaghan
15 Nov 2017

Very interesting topic