Archive: January2009

Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate Partner Violence

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is providing 1.0 CEUs for their offering: Violence Against Women: Identification, Screening and Management of Intimate Partner Violence. Of note is the fact that this one is co-authored by Dr.…

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Reminder: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities

Reminder: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities

Just a reminder to those of you wanting to participate in the webinar on domestic violence and sexual assault in tribal communities January 22nd. You can read the full posting here for registration and participation details.

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Stalking: Real Fear, Real Crime

Stalking: Real Fear, Real Crime

In honor of Stalking Awareness Month, one more post on the subject. Stalking: Real Fear, Real Crime is a fantastic collaboration between Lifetime Television, the National Center for Victims of Crime, and LMNO Productions. Although it was originally produced for law…

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Caregivers, People with Dementia and Elder Abuse

Caregivers, People with Dementia and Elder Abuse

From the Center of Excellence in Elder Abuse and Neglect: Caregivers, People with Dementia and Elder Abuse. This podcast "discusses recent research at UC Irvine on dyads of people with dementia and their caregivers. Did abuse commonly occur? What are…

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Dilemmas in Mandatory Reporting

Dilemmas in Mandatory Reporting

The issue of mandatory reporting for nurses is an interesting one and parameters for reporting are dependent upon the state in which you practice. Medscape is offering 1 CEU for completing this online offering, Dilemmas in Mandatory Reporting for Nurses.…

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Preventing Injury and Death in Teens

Preventing Injury and Death in Teens

The National Association of County and City Health Officials has amassed a large archive of previously offered webinars. These are available for free and require only a minimal amount of registration information. It's Tough Being a Teen: Prevention Strategies Addressing…

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Stalking and Technology

Stalking and Technology

The Office of Victims of Crime is sponsoring a guest hosted web forum session on addressing technology and stalking. The forum will be January 21st at 2pm and no preregistration is required. From the OVC website: Join Michelle Garcia, Director…

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Topics in Forensic Nursing

Topics in Forensic Nursing

The International Association of Forensic Nursing is offering 4.25 CEUs for their Topics in Forensic Nursing Practice webcast. This is a session originally held in Annapolis, MD July, 2008. By purchasing the session, participants will be able to access 3…

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Workplace Violence

Workplace Violence

PESI Healthcare is offering a 1 hour webinar, Thursday, February 12th from 4:30-5:30 ET on Workplace Violence: Recognition and Response to Violence in Healthcare. Cost is $129 for unlimited participants at a single site plus $15/person to receive 1 nursing…

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Emergency Contraception

Emergency Contraception

ReachMD is an XM Satelite Radio channel geared toward medical professionals. They discuss a wide variety of topics on their show and have a website where much of the radio content is archived. This podcast is an interview by a…

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Blunt Trauma Evaluation and Management

Blunt Trauma Evaluation and Management

Physicians can receive 2.5 ACEP Category 1 credits for completing Blunt Trauma and Evaluation Management. Cost of the course is $25, and is structured as an online article and corresponding post-test. Content is advertised as being appropriate for nurses, as…

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DV/IPV Recognition, Intervention & Prevention

DV/IPV Recognition, Intervention & Prevention

E-leaRN Online is offering 3.6 CEUs for completion of it's onine offering, Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence: Recognition, Intervention and Prevention. This course meets the Kentucky state  requirements for domestic violence continuing education (nurses from all states are eligible, however). Format is…

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Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Virtual Practicum

Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Virtual Practicum

For those of you who have not yet heard, the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Virtual Practicum is available from IAFN. The DVD itself is only $25; if you would like to purchase CEUs for it, as well (12.5 awarded at…

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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities

On January 22nd the Family Justice Center Alliance presents a webinar on domestic violence and sexual assault in tribal communities. The session will feature Leslie Hagen, Senior Counsel for SMART, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. (If you haven't…

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The Impact of Disasters on Nurse Responders

The Impact of Disasters on Nurse Responders

The American Nurses Association is offering 1.67 CEUs for its offering, The Impact of Disasters on Nurse Responders. Members can purchase the credits for $15 (nonmembers pay $20). "This module is designed to discuss the impact of natural disasters on…

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Intimate Partner Violence and Illness

Intimate Partner Violence and Illness

In this 8:22 minute podcast from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Michele Black, a CDC researcher, discusses the link between IPV and illness. The podcast highlights a recent CDC study and provides information about several CDC initiatives…

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Psychiatric Emergencies

Psychiatric Emergencies

Wild Iris Medical Education is offering 3 Nursing CEUs for Psychiatric Emergencies: Caring for People in Crisis. "This course discusses psychiatric emergencies from the perspective of crisis intervention. It describes the assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation by clinicians of…

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Help make Forensic Healthcare Online even more user-friendly

Help make Forensic Healthcare Online even more user-friendly

My goal with this site is to provide useful, accessible and relevant content to the readers of Forensic Healthcare Online (and with almost 500 hits in our 5 days of existence and many email subscribers already receiving updates I know…

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Forensic Markers of Elder Abuse

Forensic Markers of Elder Abuse

Dr. Laura Mosqueda, Director of Geriatrics and Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, is a leader in the area of clinical identification and response to elder abuse. She is a frequent lecturer on the topic and…

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Management of Taser Injuries

Management of Taser Injuries

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) offers its members one category 1 ACEP CME for completing a quiz after reading the online article, Management of Taser Injuries. Upon completion of the article, the reader will be able to: Explain…

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