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IPV position statement posted for member comment
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The IAFN Board approved a 30 day member comment period of a joint position statement by the IAFN and the Emergency Nurses Association on Intimate Partner Violence. Members may submit comments, questions or feedback directly to the CEO at careygoryl@iafn.org or they may post in the comment section for all to see. You can find the page here.

Don't wait! Start earning CE today
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Join us for Creating a State Elder Fatality Review Team on Jan. 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. Presented by members of Maine's nationally recognized Elder Fatality Review Team, this webinar will outline the steps to develop a team, convene the key players, and highlight the role of the forensic nurse as a key team member. Register today!

Nurse recruiter shares insider tips for job seekers — Free webinar!
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Actively seeking employment or considering your next move? If so, you won't want to miss this upcoming free webinar from the National Healthcare Career Network's Take Charge of Your Nursing Career™ learning series. This webinar, How to Create a Competitive Advantage in Today's Job Market, is presented by Ann Bures, Lead Nurse Recruiter, University of Maryland Medical Center with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan, Professional Nursing Coach. Available on demand, 24 hours a day from Jan. 24 — Jan. 29. More

Check out the 2013 exhibitor prospectus
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Ever wonder how to go about including your announcement in the tote bags that are distributed at the IAFN Annual Conference or in sponsoring something year-round? Check out our new Exhibitor Prospectus which is hot off the press. More

 Industry News


America: 20 times more gun homicides than the rest of the developed world
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A new Institutes of Medicine & National Research Council study demonstrates that the United States is at the bottom of almost every health indicator, early death, the world's leader in gun death and U.S. women are now second to last in life expectancy. More

PrevCon app for Android phones released
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The Android version of PreventConnect's app was developed for CALCASA by Amadeus Consulting. An experienced software development firm, Amadeus Consulting has provided clients with a broad depth of technical expertise and an organizational focus on delivering positive business results through enterprise level custom technology solutions for over 15 years. More

Cephalosporin-resistant gonorrhea in North America
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Gonorrhea has affected humans for centuries and remains common. Worldwide, an estimated 106.1 million cases occur annually. In 2011, gonorrhea again was the second most commonly reported notifiable infection in the United States with 321,849 cases reported. Because gonorrhea often can be asymptomatic, the true disease burden may be closer to 700,000. Gonorrhea disproportionately affects racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities. More

Webinar to address child maltreatment findings
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On Feb. 7, at 1 p.m. EST, the Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will host the one-hour webinar, "Child Maltreatment 2011—Key Findings and Expanded Discussion" to expound on the findings reported in "Child Maltreatment 2011." More

Research: Online forums for men who buy sex in Illinois justice
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The Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation published research about online message boards where men discuss buying sex in Illinois. Johns on these boards detail where they are buying sex from women and girls, how they evade law enforcement and what law enforcement efforts deter them. More

Somali journalist arrested after interviewing rape victim
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A Somali journalist has been under arrest for almost a week because he interviewed a woman who claimed she had been raped by members of the Somali army. The woman was also detained briefly and her husband is also reported to have been held. The arrests appear to be linked to an Al-Jazeera article which alleged that rapes were occurring in camps for internally displaced people in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. More

Q&A: Hearing women's hidden stories of sexual violence and enslavement during war
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Annie Bunting, an associate professor of law and society at York University in Canada, is leading a three-year research project on enslavement in war for forced marriage in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Liberia and Sierra Leone. More


 

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