Archive: July2018

Providing Gender Inclusive Care To The LGBTQ Population After Sexual Assault

RTI's Forensic Technology Center of Excellence is hosting a webinar, Providing Gender Inclusive Care To The LGBTQ Population After Sexual Assault. The session will be held August 30th at 1pm. From the website: This webinar will discuss considerations to best serve…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-30-18

Greeting from Columbia, South Carolina, where I will be working at the National Advocacy Center for the week with some of my very favorite collaborators. I had plenty of airport time in the last 48 hours, and a significant amount…

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Campus Sexual and Dating Violence: The Role of Campus Health Centers

Futures Without Violence has an upcoming webinar, Campus Sexual and Dating Violence: The Role of Campus Health Centers. The session will be held August 8th at 1:30pm ET. CMEs are available for physicians, but sadly, it doesn't look like nursing CEUs…

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Medical Consent and Intoxicated Patients

Re-upping this post because there's been some discussion on the IAFN listserv about intoxication and it's worth reminding people there's no BAC at which a patient must be before they are able to ask for emergency medical care (which is generally…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-23-18

I am working in Germany this week and didn't think I'd have time to get a post up today. But then 2nd-night jet lag kicked in, which is usually the worst night for me, and all of the sudden I…

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Better Presentations

I am regularly asked about tips for putting together better (read: engaging) presentations. IAFN is just around the corner, and many of you are undoubtedly thinking about the talks you will be giving, so I was especially happy to run across…

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Articles of Note: July 2018 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Noite, our monthly romp through the new peer-reviewed literature. As usual, it's not exhaustive--just the articles that have caught my attention and feel relevant to our practice. It feels like there's a lot of…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-16-18

I'm headed to Houston for a few days and then off to Germany for the better part of a week, so I will keep this brief. Lots going on in the world, honestly, it's hard to keep track of it…

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Case File Review

The folks over at SVJI's Rural Realities project have a new blog post on case file review that has a good chart differentiating review models that SARTs might find helpful. For those of you looking for more in-depth info, SVJI also…

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What’s Your Agenda? How to Craft Meaningful Agendas

I'm pretty sure everyone knows meetings are the worst. I am not a fan--I find them more often than not to be a colossal waste of time. Most meeting items could be accomplished in a few well-crafted emails or phone calls;…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-9-18

No surprise, my work in AZ originally scheduled for this week will now be taking place in September, so I find myself suddenly at home. Not complaining. I was solo all weekend, which gave me plenty of time to do…

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Community Informed Risk Assessment: Intimate Partner Violence, Including Sexual Assault

EVAW has a webinar coming up that should be of interest to many of you--Community Informed Risk Assessment: Intimate Partner Violence, Including Sexual Assault.  The session will be held July 25th at 12pm ET. From the announcement: Course Description This…

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Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Clinical Guide Update

Summer can be kind of slow in the webinar department, so I am trying to take advantage of the lull and get the clinical guides updated. As that happens, I will date them so it's easy to tell. First up:…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7/2/18

Hard to believe it's July, and yet here we are. I am sad to tell you my summer basically ends this week, with my girlchild heading back to the 216 for work and school obligations (and just generally being a…

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