Archive: March2014

Since Last We Spoke 3/31/14

Since Last We Spoke 3/31/14

I'm hustling today, big time. The weekend was a busy one, with my kiddo heading back to school and deadlines closing in. So a short list for you today, but still interesting. Here's what I've been reading since last we…

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Full-Text Friday: Attributes of Clinical Leadership in Nursing

Full-Text Friday: Attributes of Clinical Leadership in Nursing

Since I am immersed in all things sustainability, I figured I would share an article that is part of the resource library for an upcoming project. Today's full-text offering is focused on the characteristics of effective clinical leadership in contemporary…

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Jimmy Carter’s Call to Action

Jimmy Carter’s Call to Action

First day back in the office, so I'll be running around madly. But if you have some down time, I highly recommend checking out this NPR interview with former president Jimmy Carter on his call to action against the subjugation…

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#SAAM Twitter Chats

April, of course, is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year, NSVRC is again hosting #TweetAboutIt Tuesdays. I'm loving the announcement graphics for this year's schedule. It looks like a great line up of discussions:  NSVRC's #TweetAboutIt Tuesdays

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Articles of Note: March 2014

Articles of Note: March 2014

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly round up of what's new and notable in the peer-reviewed literature. There's some really practice-specific research in here this time around, especially for those of you with sexual assault practices. As…

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Since Last We Spoke 3/24/14

Since Last We Spoke 3/24/14

Greetings from beautiful Eagle, CO! This is truly my happy place and I feel very fortunate that I get to spend time so much time here with my whole family in celebration of my dad's 70th (except sadly my spouse,…

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Here’s Why Collaboration

Here’s Why Collaboration

I'm working on some sustainability stuff this week in the early morning hours before hitting the slopes. In looking for something else entirely (isn't that what always happens), I came across this brief story that I thought was a brilliant…

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Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations

Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations

OJJDP is hosting an upcoming webinar, Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations. The session will be held March 26th from 2-3:30pm ET. You can register here. Click through for details--it's a fairly specific focus on this one: From the announcement:…

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Forensic Exams with Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors

Forensic Exams with Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors

The folks at FORGE have an upcoming webinar you should absolutely plan on attending: Forensic Exams with Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors. It will be held April 10th from 2-3:30pm CT. Our friend Kim Day, and Eric Stiles from NSVRC will…

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Since Last We Spoke 3/17/14

Since Last We Spoke 3/17/14

Sorry to have been absent so much last week--the one-two punch of a difficult trial and an epic migraine made the latter half of last week challenging (I have a string of four-letter expletives that's probably more accurate and descriptive,…

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Should a Nurse Be Paid if Required to Be Available?

Should a Nurse Be Paid if Required to Be Available?

Medscape has an interesting legal column that looks at whether nurses should be paid if they have to be available for work. Since we talk about this type of thing when we discuss sustainability I figured it would be worth…

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Recognizing and Responding to Trauma: The ACE Study and Trauma-Informed Care

Recognizing and Responding to Trauma: The ACE Study and Trauma-Informed Care

The Children's Safety Network is hosting a webinar March 20th from 2-3:30 pm MT, Recognizing and Responding to Trauma: The ACE Study and Trauma-Informed Care. The session is part of their 2014 webinar series, Improving the Mental and Emotional Well-Being…

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Since Last We Spoke 3/10/14

Since Last We Spoke 3/10/14

I'm in court this week AND trying to finish off a brand new curriculum (a project I can't wait to talk more about--just not yet), so it was a busy weekend prepping and writing. There were a few things, though,…

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Full-Text Friday: Bruising in Children Assessed for Abuse

I love FHO readers--the emails I received about last week's choice were comical to say the least. If only I could get you to share them with one another [sigh]. I taught for the Army this week, and amidst some…

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When to Make a Change (a Flowchart)

In light of last week's post on my observations from court and the recent activity on a couple of the listservs to which I belong, I thought I would expand a bit on the issue of making changes to your…

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Part of the Family: Animal Abuse and Family Violence

Part of the Family: Animal Abuse and Family Violence

The National Alliance to End Domestic Violence is hosting a webinar March 13th--Part of the Family: Animal Abuse and Family Violence. The session will be held from 12-1:30pm ET; Lesley Ashworth and Allie Phillips will be the featured speakers (read…

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Child Sexual Exploitation

Child Sexual Exploitation

This month's pediatric offering from Tribal Forensic Health is on child sexual exploitation. The session will be held March 12th from 3-4:30pm ET, and as with all webinars in this project, CEUs and CMEs are available. The inimitable Dr. Sharon…

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Since Last We Spoke 3/3/14

Since Last We Spoke 3/3/14

What can I say about this weekend, except it ended with a return of the Polar Vortex. Clearly I've gotten soft living south of the Mason-Dixon line for more than 3 years now. My week is completely dominated by the…

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