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IAFN Online Learning Center

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.



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Calling all Nurses in Nevada
IAFN Foundation is awarding tuition scholarships for several online forensic courses. Applicants must be a Registered Nurse and live and practice nursing in the state of Nevada. Applications will be accepted until funds are dispersed. For more information.
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FORENSIC NURSES NEWS


IAFN Memorial
IAFN will honor members who have died within the past year during a special memorial at the opening of the Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at 12:45 p.m. MDT in Phoenix, Arizona. Please help us recognize these individuals by completing the following form. Deadline is Sept. 30.
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Register NOW for the Touch DNA webinar on Oct. 8
Registration is open for the Touch DNA webinar being offered on Oct. 8, 2014 from 2-3:30 p.m. EST. Don't miss out on your chance to watch this exciting update on the latest forensic science advances in this area! Presented by Dr. William Green, Jill Spriggs, from ASCLAD and Julie Valentine from Brigham Young University — this event is sure to intrigue you!
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Forensic Nursing Excellence — Recognition Form
Members of the International Association of Forensic Nurses witness their colleagues perform exceptional community outreach. We want to recognize these outstanding forensic nurses and need your help. Help IAFN recognize a member today!
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INDUSTRY NEWS


FACT SHEET: Launch of the 'It's On Us' public awareness campaign to help prevent campus sexual assault
the White House
Since the beginning of this Administration, the President and Vice President have made it a priority to root out sexual violence wherever it exists, especially in our nation’s schools. In April 2011, Vice President Biden and the Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, introduced comprehensive guidance to help colleges and universities nationwide better understand their obligations under federal civil rights laws to prevent and respond to sexual assault on campus.
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Trafficking in persons and health: A compendium of monitoring and evaluation indicators
MEASURE Evaluation
This document is designed to assist program managers and decision-makers to plan, monitor and evaluate their response to trafficking and health.
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Connecting the dots: An overview of the links among multiple forms of violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This brief shares research on connections between different forms of violence and describes how these connections affect communities.
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Webinar: Unique Opportunities for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention — learning from migrant farmworker communities
Prevent Connect
In this web conference, speakers will discuss how they utilize popular education frameworks and principles based on Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed as the basis for their work organizing and mobilizing farm worker communities around child sexual abuse prevention work.
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Online seminar: Addressing violence against women — from evidence to action
Pan American Health Organization
Understanding the intersections and specificities of different forms of violence is key to promoting effective prevention and response strategies. This seminar will bring attention to the impact of violence against women on women's health and on the health of children in the Americas by reviewing the latest evidence about the magnitude and health effects of intimate partner and sexual violence against women.
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Cabinet approves merger of Forensic Science Laboratory and Legal Medicine Unit
Jamaica Observer
Security, Peter Bunting says that Cabinet, on Sept. 8, approved the formal merger of the Forensic Science Laboratory and the Legal Medicine Unit to form a new entity to be named the Institute of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine.
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With the emergence of telemedicine, where do nurses fit in?
By Joan Spitrey
Remote medical monitoring is what most frequently think of in regard to telemedicine. If fact, the use of remote monitoring has been in place for more than 40 years, and has be highly effective in rural areas. But the overall concept of telemedicine is to bring a specialist's expertise to a facility "virtually," saving the patient being transported unnecessarily. So much has changed in the healthcare world with the advent of technology and the evolution of telemedicine. And telemedicine continues to evolve as technology becomes more advanced. So where do nurses fit into this changing landscape?
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Looking to transform healthcare? Ask a nurse
Forbes
Traditionally, nurses have been the “face of healthcare” to the patient. According to the American Nurses Association, the nursing profession involves the "protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations." Unfortunately, due to the culture of the healthcare industry, nurses have usually taken a back seat to physicians and administrators when it comes to changing the policies and practices of optimizing care.
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Stanford scholar: Women and children bear brunt of domestic violence
Stanford News
Nine times as many people around the world are killed in disputes between individuals, including domestic violence, than are killed in civil wars, according to Stanford political scientist James Fearon. This could change if nations focus on preventing violence in the home, improving police work and changing longstanding cultural practices.
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College sex assaults occur more at beginning of school year
WFLD-TV
The disturbing problem of sex assaults on college campuses has led to the first few months of school being dubbed the "red zone" by some administrators. Researchers have found that more than half of all college sexual assaults happen between August and November. It's a time when freshmen are experiencing new freedoms that often involve alcohol-fueled parties and often put women at risk for sexual violence.
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