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10 Things: Social Media Use for Forensic Clinicians

{Note: this post doesn't discuss the use of social media for professional purposes, only personal ones. We'll address the professional use of social media, such as crowd-sourcing clinical information, at a later date.} A favorite topic of conversation here at…

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Articles of Note, May 2017 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Note, a walk through the recently published, peer-reviewed research. While the list this month isn't particularly lengthy, my nerdy heart was more than pleased with what I found. I encourage you to spend…

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This Forensic Nurses Week, Ask Yourself: How Do We Do Better?

This week, because it's Forensic Nurses Week, I'd like to talk about how we can keep getting better. First up: one way to generally improve our value to patients and the justice system simultaneously. There's a lot to really celebrate…

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Strive for Better Documentation

Because it's Forensic Nurses Week, we're focusing on ways to improve practice. Today, let's talk about documentation. Want to know my one wish for better medical-forensic documentation? Three words: review of systems (ROS). Seriously--hear me out on this. In order…

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Be Better: Implement a Quality Improvement Process

This Forensic Nurses Week, we're talking about ways to make our practices better. The last couple days have focused on individual performance. Today, let's talk about program performance... The expert at trial should never be the first person to review…

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Human Trafficking: Identifying & Responding to Victims in the Healthcare Setting

The National Criminal Justice Training Center is hosting a webinar, Human Trafficking: Identifying and Responding to Victims in the Healthcare Setting. The session will be held June 7th at 2pm ET. From the announcement: A 2017 survey report from the Coalition…

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Articles of Note, May 2017 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Note, a walk through the recently published, peer-reviewed research. While the list this month isn't particularly lengthy, my nerdy heart was more than pleased with what I found. I encourage you to spend…

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Since Last We Spoke, 5-22-17

Greetings from Ft Sill, OK, where I have been working all weekend. Not much time online, with the exception of hanging around in airports. Still, plenty to read when I checked my feeds-- some uplifting, some bleak. And I see…

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An Animated Tour of the Invisible

I am working on the new session I am doing in Kansas next month (subtitled: Preparing for the Unknown and the Unknowable), and in looking for a particular resource, I somehow stumbled upon this TEDEd video, An Animated Tour of…

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Forensic Photography Webinar

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has an upcoming webinar, Forensic Photography. The session will be held June 14th at 2pm ET. CEUs are available for this session. From the announcement: This webinar will cover general photography methods, forensic aspects of…

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