Archive: March2009

Prison Rape

Prison Rape

Yesterday, Tell Me More did a segment on prison rape. Judge Reggie B. Walton is Chairman of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission and was one of 3 featured guests on the program. His remarks alone make it worth listening…

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Bureau is hosting a free webinar on cyberbullying April 22nd at 3pm ET. It's scheduled to last 90 minutes and will feature information on prevention and response to cyberbullying, including legal and policy issues. Pre-registration…

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Intersection of DV & Child Victimization

Intersection of DV & Child Victimization

The Institute for Family Violence Studies at the Florida State University College of Social Work put together an online tutorial on DV and child victimization. The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization: Understanding the Issues, Developing a Coordinated Community…

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Motor Vehicle Crashes

Motor Vehicle Crashes

Nursingceu.com has a CE offering on motor vehicle crashes. It's the standard article-posttest format and will net you 2 CEUs (at a cost of $18). It caught my eye because it has a section on assessing the scene, which might…

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An FHO Extra: Plan B & the FDA in Fed Court

An FHO Extra: Plan B & the FDA in Fed Court

I'm a bit late to this story, but last week a federal court judge ordered the FDA to make Plan B available to 17 year olds without a prescription within the next 30 days and consider making it OTC for…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Probably the most important thing that happened over at the Sustainability blog this week was that we got our comments widget fixed (and our 1st conversations have begun)! Also this week: A webinar on Storytelling and Social Media Fieldstone Alliance's…

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STI Clinical Guide

STI Clinical Guide

I've been wanting to start publishing guides on this site for some time, and just haven't gotten around to doing it until now. Because there's so much content on this site (and still more out there in the interwebs) I…

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Emerging Legal Issues in Nursing

Emerging Legal Issues in Nursing

The Center for American Nurses is offering a 4 part webinar series on emerging legal issues in nursing, beginning with part 1, Emerging Issues in Electronic Health Records for Nurses, Wednesday, April 15th. The webinar begins at 7pm ET and…

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History & Future of the Family Justice Center Movement

History & Future of the Family Justice Center Movement

The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar on the history and future of the Family Justice Center movement. It's being held April 2nd from 9-10 AM Pacific Time. Casey Gwinn, JD (PDF) will be the featured presenter. Preregistration…

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Youth Violence Prevention

Youth Violence Prevention

This week is Youth Violence Prevention Week and NCJRS has a site dedicated to the topic. By clicking on the right hand column of the main page, you can access fully-linked separate pages on stats; gun violence; youth violence; research;…

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Elder Financial Exploitation and Abuse

Elder Financial Exploitation and Abuse

Here's a really interesting multimedia site on financial expoitation of the elderly: from Dallasnews.com, Mary Ellen's Will: The Battle for 4949 Swiss. The site provides the viewer with the story of Mary Ellen Bendtsen and includes case details, transcripts from…

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An FHO Extra: DermAtlas

An FHO Extra: DermAtlas

Have you visited DermAtlas? Fully searchable with photos galore...and a differential tool, to boot. Man, I love derm. Add that to your list of weird bits you know about me.

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Emergency Contraception

Emergency Contraception

I have found that while people are pretty interested in the topic of emergency contraception, there's not a lot of understanding about how it does (or doesn't work). In fact, I continue to be surprised at how many SANE/SAFE trainings…

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I'm going on vacation (allegedly)…

I'm going on vacation (allegedly)…

Photo by Photobobil This weekend I'm off to my beloved mountain house, where I will allegedly be on vacation for a week. Allegedly, because we all know full-well that I will still be working, just from the Mountain Time Zone.…

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Weekly Wrap-up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-up @ the Sustainability Blog

To make things easier for those of you going between the two blogs, I'm going to provide a weekly wrap-up of what's over at the other site so I don't end up drowning you with sustainability materials if that's not…

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Sexual Assault in the Military

Sexual Assault in the Military

Tuesday, the Department of Defense released a new report on sexual assault in the military. Those of us who do this work won't find the results particularly shocking (no glibness intended in that statement), but they are disturbing, nonetheless. Tuesday…

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Injury Research

Injury Research

From VAWNet: The CDC has released their Injury Research Agenda for 2009-2018. You can see the full report here (PDF).

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Pediatric Submersion Injuries

Pediatric Submersion Injuries

CMEweb has an offering on pediatric submersion injuries. This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 ACEP Category 1 credits (sorry, no CEUs, but they say the target audience includes nurses). This is a standard…

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Email subscriptions

Email subscriptions

If you're trying to sign up for an email subscription to the site, please make sure you remember to click the link sent to your email once you've signed up for the subscription. If you don't click on that, your…

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Violence Against Native Women

Violence Against Native Women

Over at The Hub, they are featuring a page on Violence Against Native Women in North America. Aside from multiple short videos about the scope of the problem, there are also several good links. One of those is to Amnesty…

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