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Welcome to the President's Corner
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Each year the Board seeks ways to improve communication with IAFN members. There have been times when questions have come up about IAFN policy, the rationale behind a board decision, or how or why something is done a certain way within the association. The intention of the President's Corner is to improve lines of communication between the membership and the board, and to provide a mechanism to enhance understanding of association business.
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Resources now available for upcoming SAFEta webinar: Caring for survivors with physical and developmental disabilities
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Presenters: Shirley Paceley and Nancy Smith
Cost: Free, but you must register
When: April 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern
View the resources here.

Watch this great video on access to healthcare for people who are affected by disability.

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2013 IAFN call for awards
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Each year, the International Association of Forensic Nurses seeks to honor those who have advanced forensic nursing and enhanced the growth and success of IAFN. Check out the different awards available to members and supporters of IAFN. To recognize your selected individual, please submit your nomination no later than April 15, 2013.
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Still time to apply for the 2013 ANF nursing research grants
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IAFN is once again collaborating with the American Nurses Foundation (ANF) to offer a $5,000 research grant to a forensic nurse researcher. The grant application is open to all of IAFN's global members.

This award is part of the 2013 Nursing Research Grants program, which offers up to 29 nursing research awards, totaling more than $200,000, to beginning and experienced nurse researchers. Information about all of the awards is available at: www.ANFonline.org. The application deadline is May 1, 2012.

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Budget cuts threaten sexual assault help group
KSLA-TV
Sequestration budget cuts may force the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners group, S.A.N.E, to close its doors. Right now, the group operates on roughly $400,000 a year, but if budget cuts come down by the national government the group stands to lose nearly $200,000 from their budget.
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Making a horrific situation a little less traumatic
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Because time is of the essence when responding to sexual assaults, SANEs are available at a moment's notice, day or night. According to the International Association of Forensic Nurses, SANEs perform medical forensic examinations, which can include a medical forensic history, a detailed physical and emotional assessment, written and photographic documentation of injuries and collection and management of forensic samples.
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Hospital staff nurse wages keep pace with inflation
ANA
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the fourth quarter 2012 numbers on Employer Costs for Employee Compensation. BLS is our best source for information on wages and benefits of hospital staff nurses. At the end of the year the estimated average annual wage for staff nurses was $71,344. The corresponding average annual value of fringe benefits was estimated to be $33,150. Estimated average annual wages have continued to increase throughout the period framed by these data.
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Welcome to the President's Corner
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The intention of the President's Corner is to improve lines of communication between the membership and the board, and to provide a mechanism to enhance understanding of association business.

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Overcoming compassion fatigue
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Nurses are good at many things, but sometimes taking care of themselves is not one of them. Called to care for others, nurses often put their own needs last, but that's not a healthy practice, says the American Nurses Association.

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Clinical management of children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence
Afro-nets via IAFN
These technical considerations and accompanying job aids serve as a guide for medical providers to address and respond to the unique needs and rights of children who have experienced sexual violence and exploitation.

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2013 sexual violence in conflict index shows countries with an 'extreme risk' of sexual attack during war
The Huffington Post
This is not a contest any country should hope to win, but five countries tied for first place in Maplecroft's 2013 sexual violence in conflict index. In its annual report, the global risk analysis group revealed the top 10 countries that pose the most "extreme risk" of sexual violence during times of conflict.
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Maryland urges better licensing requirements among healthcare workers
The Associated Press via The Washington Post
Staffing agencies that find jobs for healthcare professionals should be required to obtain a license and hospitals must do more to prevent drug abuse and theft by workers, the Maryland state health department said. The recommendations were included in a report issued in response to the case of a traveling health worker accused of exposing patients in Maryland and other states to hepatitis C.
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Rise in sexual assaults in Egypt sets off clash over blame
The New York Times
The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore. Conservative Islamists in Egypt's new political elite were outraged — at the women. The increase in sexual assaults over the last two years has set off a new battle over who is to blame, and the debate has become a stark and painful illustration of the convulsions racking Egypt as it tries to reinvent itself.
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Nurses can practice without physician supervision in many states
The Washington Post
For years, nurses have been subordinate to doctors — both in the exam room and the political arena. But aided by new allies ranging from the AARP to social workers and health-policy experts, nursing groups are pressing ahead in a controversial bid to persuade state lawmakers to shift the balance of power.
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