Archive: June2009

Pediatric Burns

Pediatric Burns

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has a streaming Grand Rounds webcast available: Burns in Pediatrics--Abuse, Accident or Outlier? It's available free of charge, but requires registration with the site. Unfortunately, this one is also CMEs only, but is certainly relevant for…

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Suicide in the Elderly

Suicide in the Elderly

Medscape has a short CME offering on suicide in the geriatric population: Sedatives & Hypnotics May Increase Risk for Suicide in Elderly Patients. 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ available (Family Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AAFP Prescribed credit(s)). This…

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Caring for Pediatric/Adolescent LGBT Patients

Caring for Pediatric/Adolescent LGBT Patients

The Children's Hospital of Denver has an archived grand rounds presentation on caring for LGBT patients and their families in pediatric and adolescent medicine that was initially presented last November. It's a 40 minute video with Powerpoint slides, and I…

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Disaster Mental Health

Disaster Mental Health

I have had what could be benignly called a very long travel day (involving groundstops, flying through thunderstorms, airport power outages, and the like). It's far later than I planned to be posting for today (actually yesterday now), so this…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Next week I will be traveling to the surface of the sun Bakersfield, CA and will be gone most of the week, so posts may be a bit lighter, depending on how my time ends up being use while I'm…

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Clinical Guide: Toluidine Blue Dye

Clinical Guide: Toluidine Blue Dye

Research There's been very little written about TB dye in the peer reviewed literature over the past 30 years, so I have included all of it (that I could find) here. Some discuss the utility of TB dye in greater…

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Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Sexual Assault on College Campuses

The Ash Institute at Harvard's Kennedy School has an amazing series of "expert chats" with topics near and dear to my heart. One of the archived chats is Sexual Assault on College Campuses, and it features some incredibly knowledgeable speakers,…

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Funding Alert

Funding Alert

A new funding alert is available from VAWNet for those of you interested in the money-end of things. You can read it in full here (PDF): Featured in this edition: GOVERNMENT FUNDING: FY 2009 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking…

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Bioterrorism & Emerging Disease Preparedness

Bioterrorism & Emerging Disease Preparedness

Rutgers College of Nursing has 8 online courses on bioterrorism and emerging disease preparedness. They all carry contact hours and range from $10-$70 depending on the number of hours you earn (looks like it's roughly $10 per CE, give or…

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Risk Analysis and Lethality Assessment in DV Cases

Risk Analysis and Lethality Assessment in DV Cases

The Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum is sponsoring a webinar on June 30th from 12-1pm Pacific. Enhancing  Safety Planning for Survivors of Domestic Violence Using Risk Analysis and Lethality Assessment "will offer a practical and effective approach to…

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Hate Crime Violence in the Workplace

Hate Crime Violence in the Workplace

Peace@Work is offering a webinar (actually a repeat, since it was originally offered June 19th) on "Hate Crime as Workplace Violence & Prevention" June 25th at 4pm EDT. Cost is $20. You can check out a full description of the…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Thunderstorms here in the CLE and nothing but rain in this weekend's forecast. Perfect weather for staying inside and putting together a new clinical guide for this site (hopefully to be released early next week). In the meantime, check out…

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Critical Incident Response in the Workplace

Critical Incident Response in the Workplace

Crisis Care Network has an online training, Best Practices in Critical Incident Response in the Workplace. The course provides attendees with a video-enhanced overview of best practices in critical incident response services. This program summarizes the latest findings in evidence…

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Working with LGBTIQ Survivors of Violence

Working with LGBTIQ Survivors of Violence

OVC is hosting a web forum June 24th at 2pm on best practices for assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersexed, and queer (LGBTIQ) survivors of violence. As with other OVC web forums, questions are submitted in advance and then discussed…

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

In April, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (HRSA) held a webcast on cyberbullying. You can download the slides (PDF) from the webcast on their site, but unfortunately there's no audio accompanying it. Still the slides have some good info…

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False Allegations

False Allegations

MNCASA is sponsoring a webinar on responding to false allegations of sexual assault, Monday, June 29th from 12-1:30 CDT. From the announcement: False reports of sexual assault are rare yet they attract significant attention from the media and influence public…

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Invisible Injuries of War

Invisible Injuries of War

The Coming Home Project, a non-profit organization devoted to providing compassionate care, support and stress management tools for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, their families, and their service providers, has a series of videos and podcasts on a host of different…

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HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis & Sexual Assault

HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis & Sexual Assault

Okay, so this is one of the webinars I've been waiting for: IAFN is hosting a webinar on HIV PEP that should be stellar (if I wasn't going to be flying home from California that day, I would already be…

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Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect is hosting a Virtual Issues Discussion (VID), beginning June 15th through the 22nd. The discussion will specifically be on Approaches to Children Exposed to Domestic Violence. Advanced registration is…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

It was a busy week at the sustainability site. I'm happy to return with a new Friday Q&A, this time from IAFN Past-President, Stacey Mitchell. You can read her fantastic responses to the questionnaire here. Also this week: A resource…

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