For most Americans, an emergency room visit is on the top of their minds as much as 911 when in a crisis. An ER is also open to all patients to get immediate medical attention instead having to wait for doctor appointments. Advanced resources are keys to helping ERs improve...
Children in the United States are exposed to a high rate of violence in their everyday lives, according to a new national survey. The survey found that children wander through a world of violence that runs the gamut from school bullying and playground assault to sexual abuse...
Data released by the U.S Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reveals that around 10 percent of the country's teenagers face dating violence. The CDC said that the violence includes physical, sexual and emotional abuse. In physical...
IAFN Sponsorship Opportunities are customizable and priced to fit any budget! Sponsors reach the core forensic examiner market, including Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, Nurse Death Investigators, Emergency/Trauma or Critical Care Nurses, and other associated professionals,...
IAFN lost a loyal member and a leader in the SANE Community last week. Lydia was a certified SANE-A® and a SANE-P® for a combined period of over 15 years. “She helped to develop the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) program in the state of New Mexico...
A bill that has now passed both houses – without opposition – seeks to ease the ability of sexual assault victims to timely access the medical help they need, allowing for the collection of evidence in a rape kit.
Everyone concerned about untested sexual assault kits should read this excellent overview of the issues. “Untested Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases” by Nancy Ritter first appeared in Sexual Assault Report, a publication of the Civic Research Institute, which...
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