Archive: January2009

Leadership Reader

Leadership Reader

From time to time I will feature a book aimed at developing the leadership of forensic healthcare professionals. For those of you who are trying to run programs but struggling to have your voices heard by senior hospital management, community…

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Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Nursing Spectrum is offering 1 CEU on the topic Munchausen by Proxy: Recognizing A Form of Child Abuse. This is an online article with accompanying test, and is available for $10. They also offer a deal where, for $34.99, you can…

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EVAW On-line Training Institute

EVAW On-line Training Institute

EVAW International has been offering great education and conferences for many years. They are currently offering an On-Line Training Institute OLTI) on their site. Although it is geared toward law enforcement professionals, several of the modules have healthcare and multidisciplinary…

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Explosions and Blast Injuries

Explosions and Blast Injuries

Explosions and Blast Injuries: A Primer for Clinicians is a 1 credit on-line CE offering for nurses. This is as close to a paper-and-pen type offering as you will find online. Simply read the content and take the quiz (the…

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Screen to End Abuse

Screen to End Abuse

The Family Violence Prevention Fund partnered with Medscape to provide a free 1-hour continuing education activity on screening for intimate partner violence. This link will take you to the summary page, which also provides information on how to order the…

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Secondary Trauma

Secondary Trauma

The Child Trauma Academy offers several free online courses on a variety of topics, including one that people frequently seem to be searching for: secondary (or vicarious) trauma. The Cost of Caring: Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Impact of Working…

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CDC STI Treatment Guidelines

CDC STI Treatment Guidelines

If you work with sexual assault patients, you know the CDC STI Treatment Guidelines are a core part of the work. But did you know that in addition to the written guidelines, there's also a 12-minute podcast (and accompanying webcast)…

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Trauma in Children

Trauma in Children

The New York State Psychological Association publishes monthly podcasts, which are available on their blog. This offering has a decidedly forensic focus: Trauma in Children: How It Starts, How It Progresses, and How to Get It to Stop. Listen on-line…

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Online Continuing Ed from IAFN

Online Continuing Ed from IAFN

The International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) is "an international membership organization comprised of forensic nurses working around the world and other professionals who support and compliment the work of forensic nursing." This week, IAFN unveiled their new online CE…

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Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care

Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care

Trainingforums.org is " a cost effective, accessible, dynamic e-learning facility providing relevant, timely training and discussion to the domestic violence victim service provider community. Funded by OVW, a department of the U.S. Department of Justice, this facility will offer timely…

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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to Forensic Healthcare Online, a site focused on web-based education in all areas of forensic healthcare. Here you’ll find current links to clinical education ranging from violence prevention to medical-forensic examinations to death investigation. The purpose of this site…

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