legal issues

Legal Issues

An update on the regulation of nurses and midwives in Australia

This session will provide an overview of the changes to these revised standards and guidelines and general update for attendees on relevant policy position of the NMBA with respect to nurses working in primary health care.

Medication errors: Ethical implications

Errors in health care are receiving much attention today, although committing such errors is not a new phenomenon. Othopesdic Nursing: 2001. Vol.20, Issue 4.

Shark-proof your practice: How the law is every nurses best ally

Whether lawyers and the law are the mortal enemy of labor and delivery nurses, there is an obvious problem: huge verdicts in obstetric and medical negligence cases. Nursing for women's health: 1997. Vol.1, Issue 5.

Professional behaviour: Professional indemnity insurance

As registered nurses, we are aware that we must behave in a 'professional' way. We know that we must achieve certain standards of behaviour and that our conduct as registered nurses is constrained by regulation. BJN: 2007. Vol.16, Issue 3.

National practice standards for nurses in general practice

Includes guidelines for supervision of enrolled nurses, professional development plans, job descriptions and more.

Benefits of having a nurse in your practice

Benefits of having a nurse in your practice

My Nursing Future

My Nursing Future
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