Archive: May2010

Holiday Weekend Wrap-Up

Holiday Weekend Wrap-Up

I'm off to DC for the long weekend, but before I go, a couple things that might be of interest. The first is the final post over at the sustainability site before we go on hiatus to plan the next…

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Our Next Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Alright gang--I'm excited to report that our next giveaway, sponsored by our friends at STM Learning (formerly GW Medical Publishing), is here. And it's a really fantastic one, particularly for those of you doing sexual…

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SANE-P Certification Course

SANE-P Certification Course

You know I don't normally post live events, but since it's the 1st time this one's being offered I thought I would break this unwritten rule. IAFN is offering a live, SANE-P certification review course this summer and there's still…

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Caring for Transgender Patients

Caring for Transgender Patients

I had a request from a reader for a good (and brief) overview of best practices for working with transgendered patients in general, not just in forensic settings. She wondered if I'd come across anything that would make a good…

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Psst…

Psst…

New book giveaway happens tomorrow, and it's a biggie! Make sure to stop back and see what's in store for one lucky reader...

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Abuse and Mental Health Outcomes in Older Women

Abuse and Mental Health Outcomes in Older Women

Medscape has a free CME offering available, Exposure to Abuse Linked to Poorer Mental Health in Older, Functionally Independent Women. Physicians will receive 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit upon completion of the article and corresponding post-test. As with all…

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10 Things: Reader Editions

10 Things: Reader Editions

I always enjoy the 10 Things posts I do here (and hopefully you do too), but I would really enjoy 10 Things posts from some of you. If you have a 10 Things post you'd like to do for FHO,…

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Forensic Nursing Process

Forensic Nursing Process

IAFN is hosting a webinar on forensic nursing process, featuring Val Sievers, Wednesday, July 14th from 2-3pm ET. The webinar is $40 for members/$50 for non-members, and will net 1 CEU upon completion. From the site: "In this exciting webinar,…

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Webinar with Lynn Rosenthal, Hon. Susan Carbon

Webinar with Lynn Rosenthal, Hon. Susan Carbon

JWI's National Alliance to End Domestic Abuse is hosting a webinar with Lynn Rosenthal, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, and the Hon. Susan Carbon, Director of the Office on Violence Against Women. This free webinar will take place…

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SANE Program Peer Review

SANE Program Peer Review

I just posted this yesterday to the Sustainability site: SAFEta Source is hosting a free webinar on SANE program peer review that is a must for anyone running a program. Particularly if you are struggling with how best to set up…

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Sexual Violence on Campus

Sexual Violence on Campus

The Washington Violence Against Women Network is hosting a webinar, Confronting Sexual Violence on College Campuses. The featured speaker will be Dr. David Lisak (see related posts here and here). Space is limited and I guarantee this one will fill,…

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Common Problems in Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Common Problems in Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Medscape has a new CME offering, Common Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Physicians can earn 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (sorry nurses, no CEUs on this one). "This article focuses on two common vulvovaginal problems in the pediatric…

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New Canada Resources (Electronic Medical Records!)

New Canada Resources (Electronic Medical Records!)

Many new updates to the Canada page, including a fantastic publication on the always popular topic, electronic medical records. Worth checking out for sure.

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Increased Importance of VAWA in a Time of Economic Crisis

Increased Importance of VAWA in a Time of Economic Crisis

Most of you are probably somewhat familiar with the importance of the Violence Against Women Act (PDF) on our work in the US. But in these current shaky economic times, people are calling for budget cuts far and wide. The…

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2nd AFSA Webinar Added

2nd AFSA Webinar Added

For those of you who've asked about whether the alcohol facilitated sexual assault webinar happening tomorrow will be recorded, because you've been closed out of it, never fear. A 2nd session has been added for May 28th at 1pm ET.…

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Assisting Families of Missing or Unidentified Persons

Assisting Families of Missing or Unidentified Persons

OVC has a web forum coming up next week that might be of interest to some of you: Assisting Families with Missing or Unidentified Persons. The web forum will be held on May 19th from 2-3pm, ET. At that time,…

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The Intersection Between DV and TBI

The Intersection Between DV and TBI

NRCDV is hosting a webinar May 25th at 2pm ET on the intersection between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury. You can register for the session here. This webinar will explore the intersections between domestic violence and Traumatic Brain Injury…

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

This is a different kind of Mother's Day post. A tribute to all the working moms, like me, who spend more time away from their kids than we'd like. Moms who miss soccer games, and school plays and class projects…

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Domestic Violence Supplemental Materials

Domestic Violence Supplemental Materials

I had a great time with a terrific group of nurses and other professionals Wednesday in Indianapolis, and in the course of discussing a variety of issues related to domestic violence, I was reminded that I could post some of…

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Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault Webinar

Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault Webinar

I am pleased to announce AEquitas' next webinar, Investigating and Prosecuting Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault. Chris Mallios, one of our Attorney Advisors, will be presenting. The session will take place May 14th from 2-3:30 pm ET, and registration is free.…

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