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IAFN NOMINATE A FORENSIC NURSE


Last chance to nominate a member
In preparation for our annual conference and Forensic Nursing Week 2013 (Nov. 11-15, 2013), we would like to recognize those nurses who make a difference. Please nominate a forensic nurse from your state whom you feel exemplifies excellence in forensic nursing care. Deadline is October 4th. Nominate a member today!
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SANE Certificants: If your SANE certification expires this December, apply to renew by the end of September
The application deadline for 2013 certification renewal is Sept. 30, 2013. Learn more / Apply today
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Registration still open
Onsite rate for the Preconference Day is $225 USD for members and $325 USD for nonmembers. The Onsite Registration rate for the Main Conference (three days) is $450 USD for members and $560 USD for nonmembers. Register now for the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice to be held Oct. 21-24, 2013 in Anaheim, California.
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Evaluating sexual assault nurse examiner programs
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To help improve post-assault care for victims, communities around the country have implemented Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs, which offer a multidisciplinary, victim-centered response. Through these programs, specially trained nurses provide crisis intervention...

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New tool helps evaluate sexual assault nurse examiner programs
American Society of Criminology
"New Tool Helps Evaluate Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Programs" has been published in the Collaboration Corner of the September/October issue of the Criminologist. Please see pages 57-57.
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OVC open forum on older crime victims
Sept. 27, 2013 — Join an Online Discussion Responding to Older Crime Victims with Disabilities. Ask your questions, here.
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New DNA recovery method highlighted
Sorenson Forensics
Processing with the M-VAC allowed the minimal amounts of male DNA to be collected despite overwhelming female/victim DNA, exposure to the effects of water and limited amount of cellular material (contact and/or "touch" DNA).
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Cigarette DNA helps Utah Sheriff solve cold case
Forensic Magazine
After years of dead-end leads, improved DNA technology let investigators finally get a full match on Simpson in January from evidence at the rural crime scene.
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Sam Houston State to research quicker identification of mass disaster victims
Forensic Magazine
Sam Houston State University‘s Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility has received a National Institute of Justice grant to further research in genotyping in conditions related to natural and manmade disasters.
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