Forensic Nurses News
Jul. 10, 2014

Adult/Adolescent SANE Clinical Skills Lab: Request for Sites

IAFN is seeking partnership with programs capable of facilitating a two-day clinical skills training program for didactically prepared Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) following the IAFN's Adult/Adolescent SAFE Clinical Skills Laboratory Curriculum.

To discover if your program is prepared to provide this training, attend the free online 30 minute Clinical Sites Training program found in the IAFN's Online Learning Center. Simply login to the IAFN website and follow the link to the Online Learning Center through the EDUCATION tab. The Clinical Sites Training can be found in the course catalog.

This brief program will outline what the site requirements are, how IAFN can assist and next steps if your program is interested in partnering with IAFN. More

Welcome to the new IAFN Marketplace!

Now that you have had time to visit the new IAFN website, it is time for you to get to know the NEW IAFN Marketplace. For a limited time you can purchase the Sexual Assault: Victimization Across the Life Span a Clinical Guide and a Color Atlas Two-Volume Set with Supplementary CD-ROM for 50 percent off the retail price!More

International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice

Take advantage of the Early Registration rate of $525 USD for Members and $654 USD for Nonmembers. Early Registration ends July 31, 2014. This is a four day conference and registration includes continental breakfast and three lunches. Earn 20.5 continuing education contact hours from attending! More

Summer's Hottest Show is on IAFN's Career Center. Catch the latest episode of Nursing Success TV!

Featuring nurse-to-nurse straight talk, Nursing Success TV is your resource for career advice and inspiring stories from your peers. This month’s show includes...

  • Dr. Phyllis Quinlan, RN and professional nursing coach, on the many career tracks nurses can pursue
  • Donna Tanzi, Director of Education & Professional Development, North Shore-LIJ Health System, shares memories of amazing nurse teamwork during Super-Storm Sandy

  • Available for free 24/7, Nursing Success TV requires no registration and is viewable from any computer or mobile device. Don’t miss it... check it out on Nursing Success TV on IAFN’s Career Center! More

    WEAAD 2014 National Success! World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Highlights
    This year’s WEAAD was a national success! What a wonderful showing of solidarity and commitment to the cause of elder justice. Many people submitted events to the national WEAAD site from around the country. More

    Announcing the Bridging the Gap Webinar Series on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Against People with Disabilities and Deaf Individuals

    The series will explore emerging and enduring issues at the intersection of violence and disability; highlight promising practices for serving survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors; and foster a network of support to end violence against people with disabilities. More

    Forensic pathologists seeks answers to 'treat the public'
    The Vindicator
    Dr. Ohr, a forensic pathologist who has been with the coroner’s office for five years, said his job is not just about performing autopsies. It’s about using science and gathering information to close cases and to bring peace to the living family membersMore

    Preventing & Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities Curriculum

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    Prosecuting Cases of Sexual Abuse in Confinement from AEquitas

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    Using Trauma Informed Practices to Enhance Safety and Security in women's correctional facilities

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    Prosecutor's Policy Guide: A Roadmap to Innovation

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    Working with women who perpetrate violence: A practice guide

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    Trends in unwanted on line experiences and sexting final report

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    The Sam Sheppard Case
    Engaged Scholarship @ CSU
    In the early morning hours of July 4, 1954, Marilyn Sheppard was bludgeoned to death in her bed. Her husband Sam, a prominent Bay Village doctor, maintained that Marilyn was murdered by a bushy-haired intruder. He stood trial and was convicted for his wife’s murder amidst a media storm. More