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The IAFN Online Learning Center provides online self-paced educational opportunities for forensic nurses and allies. Our catalog features pre-recorded content on a variety of topics and will continue to grow with exciting new educational opportunities.
Do you have a group of 5 or more RN's (3 in a rural setting)? Contact the Membership Director, Marisa Raso, to find how much you could save off a Bundled Membership for your team.
2014 SANE renewal applicants
Learn the secrets for a successful renewal. Access our free webinar “Tips and Tricks for a Successful Certification Renewal” in the Online Learning Center.
International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice
The Association’s Annual Conference promises to be packed with diverse sessions and the option to earn valuable CEs. In addition to covering the most current forensic nursing science topics, the Annual Conference offers a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers. As a member, you receive the discounted member rate and are eligible to apply for a scholarship.
Spotlight of the Week
New this year is a SAFE-ta Track which features sessions that are funded by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant No. #2011-TA-AX-K021. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, OVW. The first of these nine sessions is on "Elder Sexual Abuse."
IAFN Foundation Silent Auction
It is that time of year again. Time to start planning for the silent auction, one of the most anticipated events of IAFN's annual conference. YOU have the opportunity to donate items! All proceeds from the auction will go to the IAFN Foundation which was created in 2009 to raise and distribute funds in the form of scholarships for nurses in need of assistance to acquire forensic education.
Nursing Network Violence Against Women call for abstracts
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2014. “Innovations in Violence Prevention” NNVAWI Conference April 10-11, 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop April 9, 2015. Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia. Hosted by the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University
How forensic nurses help assault survivors
U.S. News & World Report
Making a strong case for victims of violence.
Rape and sexual assaults on the rise at concerts, experts say
Gone are the days when the worst thing a woman had to worry about at a concert was getting her purse snatched. Experts we talked to say sexual assaults at concerts and music festivals are on the rise, the product of lax security, drugs and alcohol.
IU Health BMH only doing autopsies for Delaware County
In the past, "coroners' cases" requiring autopsies to confirm cause of death or as part of a criminal investigation for Delaware and surrounding counties were performed at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
New DNA tech helps make arrest
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott says a new DNA technology tool helped his department make an arrest in an attempted murder case.
Advances in forensic science: Could mass spec have its day in court?
In this exclusive interview, Professor Victor Weedn, from The George Washington University, describes the current technologies in forensic science and their use in the criminal justice system.
CIO's guide to HIPAA compliant text messaging
This whitepaper focuses on a secure text messaging solution that satisfies healthcare providers’ needs for more efficient communication while also meeting compliance requirements.
Comfort and care on the worst day of their lives
A victim of sexual abuse has a tough decision to make — whether or not to go to the hospital for a forensic exam that could help convict the attacker.
Training with a Purpose:
How You Can Create a Culture of Learning Within Your Organization Format
Price: ($97) FREE
Credits: 1.00 HRCI Credit
Date: Aug. 19, 2014
Time: 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific
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