A Two-day Seminar: Duty of Care; Social Media Use and Misuse; Failure to Use Evidence: Onus of Responsibility for Clinical Decisions; Professional Boundaries: Medicines and Safety; Legal Case Studies, etc.
Safe and accountable practice requires all nurses need to be mindful of and understand the implications of their legal responsibilities. Attend this two-day seminar and find out about:
- How does modern law affect your practice?
- What are the legal implications of not using best available evidence in your practice?
- How the law interprets Codes of Practice and Standards
- How are unsafe medicine practices viewed by the law?
- Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter: What is acceptable on social media?
- Who is responsible for your CPD?
- Mandatory reporting - your legal responsibility
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain important knowledge. Book now!
Need for Program
There are potential risks manifest in all areas of nursing care. Nurses have a legal and ethical duty surrounding and encompassing all that they do. Ignorance of this is not a defence. Despite this, every year nurses are involved in cases that invariably include a failure of duty of care at some level. There is a need for forums that enable nurses to debate and consider the implications of their legal responsibilities.
Purpose of Program
The purpose of this seminar is to offer nurses a forum to debate and enhance their knowledge of modern law as it affects their practice.
Your Learning Outcomes
- Build knowledge on the accountability and the legal framework which applies to the provision of safe health care and patient outcomes
- Analyse nursing practice events within a legal context and consider how negative outcomes are prevented
- Identify professional nursing legal responsibilities that guide best-practice patient care