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ANCC Now Accepting Online Applications for Advanced Forensic Nursing Certification
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IAFN is excited to announce that you may apply year round for this certification through portfolio. More

Best Wishes to Our Subscribers
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There is no time more fitting than now to say — Thank You — We wish you a happy holiday season, and a new year of health, happiness and prosperity.

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Call for Abstract Submissions for IAFN Annual Conference
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It is almost that time of year again! In anticipation of the abstract submission process opening, we wanted to provide all of the details in advance so that you can be one of the first to submit your abstract. More

Save the Date for the first webinar in IAFN's next webinar
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Join us for the first webinar in IAFN's 2013 webinar series: Creating a State Elder Fatality Review Team on Jan. 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. Registration information will follow shortly.

Looking for additional contact hours? Don't forget about IAFN's Online Learning Center. Archived webinars are available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day so you can enhance your education when it's convenient for you.
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Earn Free Membership
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Refer a peer or colleague to join IAFN. Tell them to include your name in the 'referred by' box on the online application form and earn two extra months of membership. Offer ends Dec. 31.


BCIT Forensic Health Sciences

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SAMHSA's Trauma and Trauma-informed approach definitions, principles and guidelines
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SAMHSA's working definitions of trauma and a trauma-informed approach, the principles and the guidelines are now ready for public feedback. More

2013 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking
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End Violence Against Women International invites proposals for posters to be displayed at 2013 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking, Baltimore, April 3 — 5, 2013 More

50 state survey criminal laws protecting health professionals
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The Ohio Nurses Association and the Ohio Emergency Nurses Association applaud the unanimous passage of House Bill 62 — The Assault Against Healthcare Workers Bill. The bill increases the penalty for assault against nurses and other healthcare professionals. More

4 winners of app challenge to prevent domestic violence announced
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The IOM and the Avon Foundation for Women announced the four winners of a global challenge aimed at preventing domestic violence. More

Critical perspectives in nursing and healthcare international conference call for abstracts
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This leading edge conference engages nurses, healthcare professionals, and interdisciplinary scholars in critical dialogue and analyses for transformative actions in health and healthcare. Submission deadline is Jan. 31, 2013. More

NHCVA-sponsored webinar
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Trauma Informed Care: The Role of the Health Care Provider, scheduled for Friday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. — 3 p.m. Eastern. If you would like to attend the webinar, please remember to register. If you are unable to join, the webinar slides and recording will be available to download after the event. Please disseminate the attached flyer to the members of your association and to your other contacts and colleagues. More

BJS study describes crime against persons with disabilities
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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2011 — Statistical Tables (NCJ 239243). Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities from 2009 to 2011. Details.

2013 scholarships
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Scholarships for the 2013 Nurse in Washington Internship program are now being accepted. Applications are due by Friday, Jan. 18. 2013. More
 

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