Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly review of what’s new and noteworthy in the peer-reviewed literature. This is a particularly good list–there’s just so much that’s interesting in the journals right now. As always, email me if you want the word doc. Otherwise the embedded doc should have working hyperlinks (thank you [...]
When I was in Kansas City last week one of my sessions was geared toward emerging issues in forensic healthcare. I was asked to speak on the topic, and while I understand that the request was geared more towards a “specific populations and circumstances” kind of talk, I decided to take it in a slightly [...]
May 16, 2013 | Leave a Comment
The Fenway Institute’s National LGBT Health Education Center is offering a webinar May 22nd at 2pm ET, Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Considerations, Suggestions and Resources. Information after the jump:
The Sexual Assault Report (disclosure: I am on the editorial board) has made public the recent article by Nancy Ritter from the National Institute of Justice, Untested Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases: Using Research to Guide Policy and Practice (PDF).
Have you seen the CDC’s new Understanding Evidence site? It’s specifically geared toward those of us who work in the area of violence, and really, please go spend some time with it. As a bonus–free nursing CEs upon completion of each module. If you’re not sure how to use the new interactive site PreventConnect has [...]
A quick post to wish everyone a happy Nurses Day (in the US, or International Nurses Day, which is Sunday–you pick). I’m heading out the door to SoCal for a couple different stops with the Marines (1st defense, then prosecution, so should be a lively week), but I managed to get a little reading done [...]
First, what a lovely day I spent with Vermont nurses today. Really interesting conversation (plus the location, which I tweeted, was awesome). Second, between training Army lawyers earlier in the week and training 2 sets of Marine lawyers next week, can I tell you how nice it was to be in a room full of [...]
I regret that I will not be able to start our week as we usually do here at FHO. I am, as I type this, sitting in the US Air club at DCA logging the first of what will be many, many hours spent in airports over the next 5 weeks–23 out of 35 days [...]
Yesterday I posted about the release of the 2nd edition of the National Protocol. Today I wanted to mention a couple important resources. The first is the upcoming webinar on the Protocol changes that will take place May 21st at 2pm ET. Attendance is free, but registration is a must. The other resources worth mentioning [...]
Finally. The 2nd edition of the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams, Adolescent/Adult (PDF) from the the US Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, is now available.