Archive: April2009

Efficacy of Emergency Contraception

Efficacy of Emergency Contraception

The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals has an archived webinar on the efficacy of emergency contraception.  The webinar clocks in under 45 minutes and has 1.0 CMEs attached for physicians who complete pre- and post-tests. Access is free of charge…

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Domestic Violence in Later Life

Domestic Violence in Later Life

MNCAVA's Global Violence Prevention site has  a couple case-based tutorials available. One of them focuses on domestic violence in later life. It's recently updated and provides a nice overview of many of the issues that come up working with this…

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Medical-Legal Documentation

Medical-Legal Documentation

There aren't that many offerings available on medical-legal documentation out there, so I was excited to come across this one from Contemporary Forums: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: An Expert Witness's View on How to Make or Break…

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Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking

Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking

The Ash Institute at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government is hosting a webinar, Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking: Collecting Data from Official Sources. The session will take place April 29th from 10am-12pm ET. It's free of charge, but…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

This week at the sustainability site, we talk nursing practice, employee evaluation, collaboration and tech tools. And as a bonus, a couple woodland creatures stop by to see us: Some tools for evaluating potential employees, from people who know these…

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AN FHO Extra: SANE Course Supplemental Materials

AN FHO Extra: SANE Course Supplemental Materials

I'm heading to Illinois next week to teach a SANE course (adolescent/adult), and I was grumbling (to my dogs because they are always sympathetic) about schlepping my supplemental materials with me on a plane (do you have any idea how…

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Improving Communication with Elders of Different Cultures

Improving Communication with Elders of Different Cultures

Stanford School of Medicine has an interactive tutorial for improving communication with elderly patients from differing cultures. It's free of charge and is specifically meant for clinicians. Using three scenarios/situations common to first contact with a patient, you will be…

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Forensic Interviewing in Tribal Communities

Forensic Interviewing in Tribal Communities

OVC's Web Forum series is featuring a session on forensic interviewing in tribal communities Aril 29th from 2-3pm ET. If you've participated in these sessions in the past, you know to submit your questions ahead of time and then return…

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Sexual Violence in the Military

Sexual Violence in the Military

NYSCASA is hosting a webinar May 4th: Sexual Violence in the Military. It's advertised as being NY state-specific, so if you're in the area, it might be a good use of time (and I'm assuming if you're not you could…

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The Future of Child Abuse Prevention

The Future of Child Abuse Prevention

Last year, at Prevent Child Abuse America's national conference, they had a plenary on the future of child abuse. It was a pretty distinguished panel, including Dr. Robert F. Anda, Co-Principal Investigator, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE Study), Dr. Phaedra Corso,…

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Leadership & the Prevention of Violence Against Women

Leadership & the Prevention of Violence Against Women

Prevention Connection has announced its next webinar: The Role of Leadership in Creating Momentum for Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women. It will be held on May 5th (with a repeat on May 7th), at 11am Pacific Time (2pm ET).…

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"Disruptive" Physicians

"Disruptive" Physicians

Medscape has a new CME offering about dealing with disruptive physician colleagues, a funny euphamism that is more commonly referred to as lateral violence or bullying (PDF) in nursing (you can read Joint Commission's newly implemented requirements on the issue…

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Youth Violence

Youth Violence

The Michigan Public Health Training Center has an online CE offering, Youth Violence: It's a Public Health Issue. 1.5 CEUs are available for their archived webcast, originally presented in Decomber '08. It's free of charge and lasts about 90 minutes.…

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Professional Responsibility in Preventing Violence & Abuse

Professional Responsibility in Preventing Violence & Abuse

I seem to be on an article kick right now, because I have more for you today. I was actually looking for something else entirely and stumbled across the AMA's Journal of Ethics, Virtual Mentor, instead. Having never heard of…

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Alternate Light Sources: Part 1 (Skin Stains and Fluids)

Alternate Light Sources: Part 1 (Skin Stains and Fluids)

The issue of Wood's Lamps and other alternate light sources (ALS) in sexual assault medical forensic exams came up this week and it got me thinking about how often we do things because we were taught we should, and not…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Not much over at the Sustainability blog this week with my travels ovresees making it challenging to post. But there are a couple things I'd like to highlight for you this morning: The EMS folks did a brief article on…

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Core Competencies In Injury Prevention

Core Competencies In Injury Prevention

Hooray for bandwidth!!! I'm back today with at least one post. I'm working on a bigger post, which I may be able to get done by this evening. But I will have been traveling 18 hours by the time I…

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Access (Mostly) Denied

Access (Mostly) Denied

Well, I would have thought that on an Army post I would have all the comforts of home. Mind you, I'm not complaining (much)-- the Burger King here is open late, and the people are super nice, and I'm told…

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Preventing Online Exploitation

Preventing Online Exploitation

I usually try to avoid posting sequential offerings from a single source, but I'm going to make an exception this time. Last night, ater getting back to my hotel, I found this item in my Reader and decided to share…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

This week, I am excited to unveil a new feature at the Sustainability blog: the Friday Q&A, featuring a coordinator from a well-established SANE program. Our guest this week is Jennifer Pierce Weeks, coordinator of the Forensic Nurse Examiner Program…

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