THE LEGAL IMPLICATION OF NURSING PRACTICE
24 CPD Hours
The law is held up to Nurses as a big stick that is used to create an environment of fear. What you will find in this conference is the knowledge and skill required to navigate the legal implications of the workplace and practice with certainty.
Dr Pam Savage has a formidable reputation, as a Registered Nurse and Barrister, in her ability to translate the legal ramifications of health service delivery to the practical application in the Nursing setting.
- Assess how the legal system influences the provision of health services and professional practice in Australia through health care legislation and common law.
- Analyse aspects of health practice and policy from an ethical and legal standpoint.
- Discuss how various laws, professional standards, and legislative requirements are incorporated into daily nursing practice.
- Apply legal and professional standards to situations in order to make safe and effective decisions for safe practice