Free Hand Hygiene Module

To ensure all health professionals are best prepared to contain the spread of coronavirus, we at Ausmed have made our Hand Hygiene Module free. We invite you to undertake this 40 minute module.

Cover image for lecture: Safe Use of Social Media – A Guide for Nurses

Lecture Overview

Some handheld devices and small IT devices have helped improve patients' wellbeing in the home and hospital. However, one outcome is that nurses may unwittingly become 'movie stars' without their consent. This session looks at some of the pitfalls of social media for health professionals, including taking photos while at work and privacy settings.


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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


14 Total Rating(s)
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Jacelyn Partridge
31 May 2019

Great presenter!

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Melinda Smith
31 May 2019

Well presented

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Jonathan Chrimes
11 May 2019

Everyone needs further training in this

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Rachiel Kagonda
29 Mar 2019

informative presentation

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Colleen Osborne
27 Mar 2019

This is a very important issue that is often over looked by employees, covered relevant information for all employees

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Nicholas Stewart Cleave
21 Feb 2019

Good presenter, easily understood

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Sonja Odette Benn
29 Jan 2019

A very important area, good to have an update

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Kanchan Lata
07 Jan 2019

It was a great learning

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Karen Church
23 Oct 2018

This presentation was informative and well presented.

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Edgardo boncales
20 Oct 2018