Archive: July2009

Batterers in the Workplace

Batterers in the Workplace

The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence has a webinar series as part of their S2 intiative--the next one is at the end of August and I'll post on it soon. For now, check out the previous one, held at…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

This week was a good one at the Sustainability site. We're back with a new Coordinator Q&A, and a couple additional goodies for all you program managers out there: A brief post on getting your needs met, something we all…

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New Online Courses at IAFN

New Online Courses at IAFN

Two new online courses have been announced at IAFN: SANE Dialogues: Focus Group on the Use of nPEP in SANE Programs and Patterns of Injury in Non-Accidental Childhood Fatalities. They're free for members; non-members pay $10 each. It would appear…

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Cultural Competency & Disaster Response

Cultural Competency & Disaster Response

The Department of Health & Human Services' Office of Minority Health has a new curriculum available: Cultural Competency for Disaster Preparedness & Crisis Response. The curriculum consists of 4 courses that "are designed to equip disaster and crisis volunteers and…

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Evidence-Based Medicine, Pt. II

Evidence-Based Medicine, Pt. II

Time once again for another installment of evidence-based medicine. The issue gets brought up in emails to me from time to time, and recently I've had a spate of them. So here's another tutorial for your learning pleasure-- this time,…

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Guest Post: Evaluating SANE Trainers

I'm pleased to welcome Jennifer Pierce Weeks to Forensic Healthcare Online. As a clinician, administrator, national trainer and President of IAFN, she is another one of those folks who spends a lot of time talking with people in the field,…

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My New Gig

My New Gig

So about that announcement of mine... I have been teaching and consulting for prosecutors for many years now. It's really one of the parts of my professional life I enjoy most. So I am beyond grateful to be able to…

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Articles of Note: July Edition

Articles of Note: July Edition

Time once again for a run down of some of the new and noteworthy articles in the current literature. Most of these are from the June/July/August issues. As always, please keep in mind this in no way a comprehensive list;…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

I'm back from the desert and looking forward to a long weekend. I'm going to take part of the day off, so just an abbreviated warp-up (wow, now that's a typo!) wrap-up today. Because I was gone all week, only…

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Workplace Violence: The Nurse Victim

Workplace Violence: The Nurse Victim

ANA has a recently updated CE offering on nurse victims of workplace violence. It's your standard article-posttest format. Cost is $20 ($15 for ANA members) for 1.52 CEUs. The focus of this course is a bit different than what you…

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STD Clinical Intensive

STD Clinical Intensive

Because the topic is so popular on this site, another online STD clinical course, this one from Boston University's School of Medicine. It's free of charge, but requires registration to participate. CMEs available (natch), but the course info specifies nurses…

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