Archive: August2013

Co-occurrence of Sexual and Domestic Violence

Co-occurrence of Sexual and Domestic Violence

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has a couple of great webinars coming up in October (can't believe I'm announcing October offerings already), including this one on October 17th at 2pm ET: Co-occurrence of Sexual and Domestic Violence. Raquel Kennedy Bergen…

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10 Things: How To Be a Good Colleague

Several experiences over the past few weeks have made me think about collegiality and ways in which we can be good colleagues to one another. Add to that the arrival of this link and this paper ("horizontal hostility" is a fabulous…

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#NSAC13

#NSAC13

If you aren't in Los Angeles right now for the National Sexual Assault Conference, never fear--you can still follow a lot of the action via Twitter at #NSAC2013.

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The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Implications for Policy, Practice and Prevention

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Implications for Policy, Practice and Prevention

The National Conferences on Child Abuse and Neglect folks are hosting a webinar September 12th at 2pm ET, The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study: Implications for Policy, Practice and Prevention. Objectives for the session include: *Share information on the latest…

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Greetings from Charleston

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Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault

Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault

I am going to be doing a webinar on alcohol facilitated sexual assault with my colleague Jen Sommers for the Tribal Forensic Healthcare project. The session will be held September 25th from 3-4:30 pm ET. This will be very much…

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Worthwhile Read: Financial Literacy as an Essential Element in Nursing Management Practice

Worthwhile Read: Financial Literacy as an Essential Element in Nursing Management Practice

In the spirit of  being immersed in the current sustainability course, you know I'm excited about this: Financial Literacy as an Essential Element in Nursing Management Practice, a new article summary over at Medscape. It's was published this spring in…

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Universal Access to HIV nPEP

Universal Access to HIV nPEP

IAFN, in conjunction with NSVRC, the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence and the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, has released a position statement, Universal Access to Anti-HIV Medication. From the press release (PDF): "The Association of Nurses in AIDS…

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Since Last We Spoke, 8/19/13

Since Last We Spoke, 8/19/13

Last week officially began my Fall travel season.  Through the week before Christmas, I will be on the road some portion of every week, save 3 (and one of those is Thanksgiving). So I have front-loaded my iPad with reading…

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When There Is No Science to Support Your Opinion

In the course of doing this work, I come across a lot of expert opinions, given by both physicians and nurses. Some of those opinions are well reasoned and supported by current science and clinical experience. Some of those opinions…

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Ratings on (US) Human Trafficking Laws 2013

Ratings on (US) Human Trafficking Laws 2013

Polaris Project has just released their report, State Ratings on Human Trafficking Laws 2013. From the press release: A majority of states still lack laws that protect victims of sex trafficking and help survivors rebuild their lives. Only 12 states…

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Since Last We Spoke, 8/12/13

Since Last We Spoke, 8/12/13

One of my favorite military destinations is my annual trip to the Naval Justice School in Newport, RI. Never a bad place to go, but particularly lovely in August. So aside from getting to teach with one of my besties,…

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Updated HIV Occupational Exposure Guidelines

Updated HIV Occupational Exposure Guidelines

In case you have not heard, the US Public Health Service has updated the guidelines for management of occupational exposure to HIV and recommendations for prophylaxis. You can read the full article in September's Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, but I…

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Failures of Kindness

Failures of Kindness

I am knee deep in two brain-warping activities today: editing and reviewing really terrible, terrible photos (not in quality, but in subject matter). From time to time, I need a bit of brain bleach, and that's what my Bloglovin role…

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Clinical Guide: Writing for Publication

Clinical Guide: Writing for Publication

I've had a few questions over the summer from people wanting more information about how to publish. So I've put together some helpful online, full-text resources from credible sources on writing for nursing/health science publications. Let me know if there…

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Worthwhile Read: The Role of Forensic Medical Evidence in Sexual Assault Prosecution

Worthwhile Read: The Role of Forensic Medical Evidence in Sexual Assault Prosecution

I tweeted this last week, but I'm not certain it was seen as widely as I think it should be so I'm devoting an entire post to this recent report out of Australia: The Role of Forensic Medical Evidence in…

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Since Last We Spoke, 8-5-13

Since Last We Spoke, 8-5-13

This weekend was a work weekend, which isn't a terrible thing when the work is really good. I spent most of my reading time focused on the business of what we do (for multiple reasons, not the least of which…

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Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pediatric Patients

Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pediatric Patients

Our Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has an upcoming peds webinar this month--Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pediatric Patients. The session will be held August 27th at 3pm ET. CEUs and CMEs have been applied for for this webinar. From the site:…

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Working for Nonprofits

Working for Nonprofits

So many of us work for nonprofits in this field. And if you have any experience in writing federal grants as a part of that job, I think you will particularly agree with this. {For your daily dose(s) of humor,…

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