Legal and Professional Issues for Nurses and Midwives



To provide participants with a broad understanding of the key legal and professional issues faced by nurses and midwives in day to day clinical practice.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the short programme, participants will have:

  • An improved understanding of the most significant legal and professional issues (record keeping, accountability, negligence, confidentiality and consent) that they face in the workplace.
  • An awareness of the legislative basis, relevant standards and guidelines related to the above legal and professional issues.
  • An opportunity to discuss and reflect on the implications of legal and professional issues to their day to day practice.


Registered Nurses and Midwives


Teaching/Interactive discussion/Group work



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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