MONDAY 25th MARCH
Join us for a great evening on the legal and ethical performance of paramedics looking at the Competency, Capcity and Consent.
We have Dr Ruth Townsend (CSU lecturer) and Michelle Price (NSWA) presenting on this important topic.
Pizza and drinks from 6:30pm
Presentations from 7pm
Dr Ruth Townsend ‘Competence, capacity, consent…confusion? A clarification of the law and ethics of consent.’
Synopsis: This CPD session will seek to provide clarification of the law and ethics of consent in pre-hospital care. It will allow attendees to ask a range of questions of an expert in the area in order to improve their understanding of the core concepts that apply in this area of paramedic practice.
Michelle Price ‘How competency, capacity and consent fits into Paramedic practice. Case presentations and scenarios’
Synopsis: The session will explore how competency, capacity and consent fits into Paramedic daily practice. Case presentations will be discussed so that the attendees can think about and explore how they would have applied the law if faced with a similar scenario. Information will also be given on what clinical record documentation standards are acceptable.
Parking is available in the carpark off Wharf Road, just down from the NSW Ambulance HQ grounds.
Dr Ruth Townsend is a former paramedic with the Ambulance Service of NSW. Ruth is currently a senior legal officer with Charles Sturt University. Ruth also holds a substantive position as a senior lecturer in the paramedic program at Charles Sturt University. Ruth is the co-author and co-editor of the text ‘Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics.’ She holds a PhD from the Australian National University College of Law. Her thesis examined paramedic regulation in Australia. Ruth sits as a Director on the ANZCP Board.
Michelle Price is the NSW Ambulance Integrated Care Coordinator and has been in this role since December 2018. She has been employed by NSW Ambulance from 2002 as an Intensive and Extended Care Paramedic, Falls Strategy Coordinator and as a Targeted Resource Allocation Clinician. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree and an Advanced Diploma of Paramedical Science and is currently undertaking study for a Diploma of Management and Leadership.
|18:30||Drinks and pizza|
Competence, capacity, consent…confusion? A clarification of the law and ethics of consent
Dr Ruth Townsend
‘How competency, capacity and consent fits into Paramedic practice. Case presentations and scenarios’
Dr Ruth Townsend and Michelle Price
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