For those of you working the death investigation field, RTI has several online courses available, including Death Investigation in the Elderly (PDF). I am particularly interested in this one because it includes a section on the physiology of aging, which I think is useful for those outside the death investigation field, as well. The course is [...]
How is it possible I went most of the summer without posting one of these? Embarrassing. What follows is what’s caught my eye from the August/September/October journals (with a couple of late July articles tossed in for good measure). As always, this is not an exhaustive list, but I do have to say, it’s a pretty [...]
The 2nd in IAFN’s 2012 webinar series will be held July 10th at 11am ET. Suicide Investigation: Methods, Notes and More will be presented by Bobbi Jo O’Neal, a forensic nurse death investigator many of you have probably heard speak in the past. Cost is $15/members ($30/non-members) and nets you 1 CEU for your time.
Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! IAFN has announced its 2012 webinar series. Webinars are $15 each for members ($30 for non-members) and will garner nurses 1 CEU. Click through to see the schedule and (awesome) topics.
It’s time once again for Articles Note. These are a selection from the late September, October and November 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 [...]
I have a lot of respected friends and colleagues who care for pediatric abusive head trauma and sexual abuse patients. And I have a lot of respected friends and colleagues who prosecute these cases. So I will be interested in feedback about this particular Frontline program (it debuted last night on PBS) that looks at child [...]
For all of our death investigator colleagues, the newly published Death Investigation: A Guide for the Scene Investigator from the US Department of Justice (PDF).
I failed to get one of these done last month, so consider this a dual post: time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the late January/February/March/early April issues and electronic previews. As always, please keep in mind this in no way a comprehensive list; simply items that have caught my [...]
We’ve been talking a lot about DNA here at work over the past several days, so I thought I would repost some previously delivered (now archived) webinars on a variety of DNA-related topics over at NCVC.
Time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the October/November/December issues and electronic previews. As always, please keep in mind this in no way a comprehensive list; simply items that have caught my attention from a selection of peer-reviewed journals. Links lead to PubMed abstracts; from there you can choose what’s [...]