Forensic Nurses News
Jun. 12, 2014

Registration Open for 2014 Annual Conference

The International Association of Forensic Nurses is delighted to invite you to register for the 2014 International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice, to be held October 22-25, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information, click here.More

Announcing our 2014 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 3 winners of our 2014 Foundation Scholarship Program: Gina Carbino of South Carolina, Paulette Guidry of Louisiana and Verena Mehmeti of Kosova. See you in Arizona!More

Our Member Center has moved, and it is ready for business

We wanted all of our members to have the fabulous members-only resources in one great location. Check out all of the opportunities available through the Online Community. More

What Campuses Can Learn From (Yes) The Military About Sexual Assault
Written by: Angela Amar
In late April, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released its long awaited report, "Not Alone." The Task Force is to be commended for doing an excellent job in highlighting this pervasive problem on college campuses, and for providing recommendations for identifying the problem, preventing sexual assault, and increasing transparency and improving enforcement. More

Case Studies with Risk Management Strategies: Presented by CNA and NSO
Nurses Service Organization
Medical malpractice claims can be asserted against any healthcare provider, including nurses. Although there may be perception that physicians are held responsible for the majority of lawsuits, the reality is that nurses are more frequently finding themselves defending the care they provide to patients. In fact, over $83 million was paid for malpractice claims involving nursing professionals, according to the most recent CNA HealthPro 5-year study. More

Shape your career with expert advice from your peers on Nursing Success TV!

Make sure to catch the latest episode of Nursing Success TV airing from IAFN’s Career Center! With a 100 percent focus on helping you shape and manage your career for maximum potential and satisfaction, Nursing Success TV features straight-forward, expert advice from your peers. Check out our current show for valuable insights from...

Nursing Success TV is accessible 24/7 for free with no registration required and is viewable from any computer or mobile device. No registration required! Check it out on Nursing Success TV on IAFN’s Career Center! More

The IAFN Online Learning Center

We're Sorry, our online Learning Center is temporarily disabled until June 16, 2014. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this will cause.More

National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

The National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence will be held March 19-21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Are you interested in presenting a Conference workshop, symposium, report, or poster? Online abstract submission is now open. Click here to learn more.More

Be the first to own this great film!

Be among the first to rent or purchase your own copy of “The American Nurse: Healing America”. You can do so by clicking here, where you can download a copy of the film, rent it, or purchase a copy of the DVD. As an added bonus, 10 percent of the proceeds from the film will go to a scholarship fund for nurses.More

Police in Portugal pause McCann search
Perth Now News
Police in Portugal investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have finished their first search of an area of scrubland in Praia da Luz. Forensic teams are expected to move on to two other sites after halting the operation for two days to coincide with a Portuguese national holiday.More

Metis group hired sex offender to work with residential school survivors
CTV News
The Metis National Council enlisted a convicted sex offender in 2011 to work with survivors of residential schools, the church-run institutions where children endured physical, emotional and sexual abuse. More

Hospital sued over alleged sexual assault
The Star-Telegram
A surgery technician who says she was fired from North Hills HCA Hospital after reporting she was sexually assaulted by a nurse is suing her former employer and the nurse for more than $1 million. More

OJ Simpson case taught police what not to do
The Sumter Item
The O.J. Simpson murder trial cast a harsh light on police and forensic work, and gave law enforcement a textbook example of what not to do at a crime scene.More

Delaware lawmakers eye medical examiner's office
The Washington Post
A state Senate committee is set to take up a bill abolishing the office of chief medical examiner and replacing it with a new division of forensic science.More