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Single Quality Framework: A new beginning 

Pam Bridges - Pam Bridges Consulting
On 1 July 2019 a Single Quality Framework will be introduced to the aged care sector - both residential and in home care. These standards will replace the existing standards for both residential care and in-home care.

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Delegation and Unregulated Health Staff 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
RN’s frequently feel vulnerable for the consequences of relying on unregistered staff and for the delegation of tasks to staff who have varied backgrounds and education. The rules of delegation are all very well but the workplace realities of limited staff, time and information can create anxiety.

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Mental Health Law 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this session Pam will explore key aspects of mental health law.

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Occupational Health and Safety Legislation 

Dr Pam Savage RN, Dip N (Lon), BA, MHPEd, Dip Law, EdDoc - The Nursing CPD Institute
Knowing the obligations created by the recent legislative changes to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and ensuring facilities and staff work to overcome risks and undertake genuine and effective measures to achieve a workplace free from occupational violence is the focus of this webinar.

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Dealing with Violence 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
Violence towards ourselves, colleagues, patient and their families occurs. Recognising the triggers or habits of violence that underlie aggression can give some insight into avoiding or defusing situations. Acknowledging that violence can occur is itself an inhibiting factor. Strategies and protocols can be used to assist and the legal consequences to a perpetrator can give direction to communication aimed to correct behaviour.

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The Right to Refuse vs Professional Recognition of Risk 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
While we understand the absolute need for client consent, faced with a refusal to consent we experience anxiety. The ethical and legal considerations for the client may not lessen our own anxiety given our knowledge that there are increased risks in providing our care.

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How we can apply the Tort of Negligence to Practice 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
The civil law tort of negligence is the most likely cause of action against health practitioners.

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Mandatory and Voluntary Reporting - when to notify 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
The requirement for mandatory reporting exists in various legislation. Certainly, there are professional obligations imposed on registered Nurses by their profession. However, there are other areas that relate to Nursing that have legal requirements to notify.

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Regulation and Professional Governance 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
Delegated powers created AHPRA under the National Law regulating health professionals. For Nurses and Midwives, the Nursing and Midwifery Board under AHPRA is directly responsible.

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The Tort of Defamation and Relationship to Social Media 

Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
An enormous increase in defamation actions has occurred in response to social media use and these findings give directions for care and consideration about posting to websites.

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