It’s time once again for Articles Note. These are a selection from the August, September and October peer-reviewed journals that feel particularly relevant to our practice. Remember, it’s in no way a comprehensive or exhaustive list, but it’s an excellent place to start. The majority of the links will take you to PubMed. There is [...]
Another new eLearning tool: NSVRC and VAWnet have released an online module on marital rape. It’s definitely worth the time, and be sure to check out the resources listed in the final slide. It’s intended for a multidisciplinary audience, so please share with your SARTs and domestic violence multidisciplinary response teams.
The folks at MINCAVA have a new online learning module, Honor Our Voices: Children’s Perspectives of Domestic Violence. I haven’t had a chance to go through it yet, but it’s looks fascinating. You can read a full description about the new learning tool after the jump.
Facebook privacy issues come up here regularly because 1.) it impacts our patients; and 2.) it impacts those of us who provide expert testimony. An interesting post on what the issues are with the newest Facebook changes. It’s a bit techy, but it’s worth reading, and I would definitely advise you follow the links to [...]
UPDATE: View the segment here. Apologies for being absent for a few days–Alaska had me pretty busy, I confess. But I’m back in DC now, and there’s all kind of interesting things happening around here. Including this: Vice President Biden will be on The View next week, talking about dating violence and sexual assault and the [...]
September 21, 2011 | Leave a Comment
Medscape has a CE offering for physicians and nurses: Treatment Recommendations for Sexually Abused Adult Patients. This is based on the article mentioned in this post (where you can download the pdf of the full text article free). The CEs are free, but you have to register with the site to access the article.
Statement by the President on the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Today, the discriminatory law known as ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ is finally and formally repealed. As of today, patriotic Americans in uniform will no longer have to lie about who they are in order to serve the country they love. As of today, [...]
So have you checked out the trailer for the new forensic nursing documentary that will be shown at the Annual Scientific Assembly next month in Montreal? No? Here you go, then. You’re welcome.
Just a quick post as I toss my suitcase in the house and prepare to turn around and head to Baltimore for the final day of NSAC (with a newly acquired cold–ugh). For those of you who love yourselves some stats, the US Bureau of Justice Statistics just released the 2010 numbers for criminal victimization. [...]
The US Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a webinar, The Repercussions of Bullying on Girls’ Futures (PDF). The session will be held on September 20th, 2pm ET. For those of you who cannot attend the live session, it will be recorded and archived, available for review here after September 22nd.