Archive: June2015

Since Last We Spoke, 6-29-15

Since Last We Spoke, 6-29-15

It was quite the festive weekend for us, as you might imagine. And although the weather wasn't wholly conducive to the mood, yesterday was cool and sunny and perfect for celebrating with family and friends. I couldn't keep myself off the Interwebs,…

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Flash Back Friday: Creating a Fee Schedule

Flash Back Friday: Creating a Fee Schedule

I noticed over the past week that there's a lot of search traffic on the site related to the topic of fee schedules, coinciding with a lot of personal email traffic on this same topic, and a lot of page…

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#LoveWins

#LoveWins

There has already been a lot written, posted and tweeted about today's historic ruling by the US Supreme Court. Nothing has delighted me so much as this, tweeted by Dr. Jill Biden, wife of the Vice President. How do you not…

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“…Be a contributor in any form…”

“…Be a contributor in any form…”

It wasn't my intention that this week's posts would all end up being reading posts, but so far that's just how it's unfolding. I ran across this blog post during a bit of insomnia, however, and couldn't stop thinking about…

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Worthwhile Read: Why Many Rape Victims Don’t Fight or Yell

Worthwhile Read: Why Many Rape Victims Don’t Fight or Yell

The Washington Post had a brief piece yesterday by Dr. Jim Hopper on the neurobiology of trauma. It would be a great article to share with your SART or members of your emergency department staff for discussion at an inservice training. 

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-22-15

Since Last We Spoke, 6-22-15

So, surge protectors--they're a good idea. Because if you don't have them, then when a giant storm rolls through your neighborhood, the one set of devices in your household not plugged into them (read: modem and router) end up frying…

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Legal Challenges to Medical Testimony: Hearsay, Daubert and Other Critical Pretrial Motions

Legal Challenges to Medical Testimony: Hearsay, Daubert and Other Critical Pretrial Motions

I'll be teaching an upcoming webinar with Sasha Rutizer--Legal Challenges to Medical Testimony: Hearsay, Daubert and Other Critical Pretrial Motions. This session will be hosted by OJJDP, in conjunction with the National District Attorneys Association on July 20th from 2-3:30pm ET. Click through…

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VAWA Amendments to the Clery Act

VAWA Amendments to the Clery Act

For those of you working on and with colleges and universities in the US, VAWA amendments to the Clery Act go into effect July 1st. The Clery Center is hosting a webinar to review those amendments on July 7th at…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-15-15

Since Last We Spoke, 6-15-15

A huge feeling of accomplishment following last week's course in San Antonio. Now it's back in the office to follow up on the odds and ends that come with seeing a course taught through for the 1st time, plus I need…

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Neurobiology of Trauma Webinar for IHS

Neurobiology of Trauma Webinar for IHS

The July Tribal Forensic Healthcare webinar will be on the Neurobiology of Trauma, with featured speaker Dr. Rebecca Campbell. The session will be held July 28th from 3-4:30pm, and as with all webinars for this project, CEs will be available. If…

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2015 CDC STD Guidelines

Now available: 2015 CDC STD Guidelines. There are approximately 9 areas of significant change throughout, including management of patients who are transgender. The full PDF can be downloaded, as can the wall chart and the pocket guide. Now's a good time to…

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Since Last We Spoke 6-8-15

Since Last We Spoke 6-8-15

Not much of a weekend on my end of things, I have to tell you. The flight back from Minneapolis put me home with just enough time to get really sick (!), unpack, do laundry, re-pack, and head to San Antonio…

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Secrets And Realities Of US Child Sex Abuse

Secrets And Realities Of US Child Sex Abuse

As this goes live on the site, I will be on my way to Minneapolis to spend some quality time with my favorite JAGs. It'll be a pretty packed teaching agenda, so I wanted to make sure to leave you…

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Articles of Note, May/June 2015

Articles of Note, May/June 2015

I've been very, very remiss in getting this post up. My apologies, but now, once again, it's time for Articles of Note--what's new and noteworthy in the peer-reviewed literature. Remember this isn't exhaustive, just what's caught my eye as I've…

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Ethical Issues in the Disruptive Behaviors of Incivility, Bullying, and Horizontal/Lateral Violence

Ethical Issues in the Disruptive Behaviors of Incivility, Bullying, and Horizontal/Lateral Violence

Need an interesting read? Medscape has an article worth some time: Ethical Issues in the Disruptive Behaviors of Incivility, Bullying and Horizontal/Lateral Violence. It actually comes via Urologic Nursing (which is a first for this site), but I assure you…

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Since Last We Spoke 6-1-15

Since Last We Spoke 6-1-15

This has been a pretty fantastic weekend--I'm back in the CLE with my family, celebrating my birthday, which is today, and also the girlchild's 8th grade graduation, also today. She is getting her school's leadership award, for which we are…

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