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Articles of Note: June 2020 Edition

It’s time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly published scientific articles. Just like last month, those citations in red are COVID-related forensic pubs; everything else is your non-pandemic forensic healthcare-associated research or clinical literature. You’ll notice there’s less red this month which is–better? Not sure. Here in the US we’re being awfully cavalier about this virus, so I guess we shall have to see.

As always, links take you to PubMed abstracts unless you see the words FREE FULL TEXT–those take you to the full article. Do let me know if you have trouble getting your hands on a particular article, in case you are not blessed with hospital librarians, or located within actual academic institutions. We have connections here at FHO 🙂 Happy reading, everyone…

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Articles of Note: May 2020 Edition

It’s time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly published, peer-reviewed literature. Something different you may notice this month: articles specific to the intersection of COVID-19 and violence are delineated in red, for those of you looking for that content in particular. Otherwise, everything continues unchanged, even as we plug away, here at FHO headquarters, going on 9 weeks of lockdown (but healthy, knock wood, and still seeing patients Thursday nights, so there’s a break in the routine). Here’s hoping these articles find you healthy, as well, and able to continue feeding your brain and growing/strengthening your practice.

Links take you to PubMed abstracts, as always, except where noted as Full Text. Enjoy the reading–we’re heavy on sexual assault this month, but there are some interesting articles on the role of forensic nurses in here, too. [If the doc below doesn’t come up the first time, reload your page & see if that doesn’t do the trick.]

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Articles of Note: April 2020 Edition

It’s time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through what’s newly published in the peer-reviewed literature. A few items of interest for those of you who are educators, and a good bit of variety for everyone else in the field. Lots that is clinically relevant, not all of it from the US. Plus one or two familiar faces in the bunch, which I always like to see.

A note in response to a reader’s query about whether (essentially) posting=endorsing. The answer, of course, is no–I post what I think is interesting, what I think others may find interesting, and what I think is worth noticing, even if it isn’t particularly great. Please remember that not everything given space in a journal is actually good science. And just because we think it’s good science today doesn’t mean we might not revise that opinion a year or two down the road. So please read critically–pick apart hypotheses, consider whether what you read applies to your own patient populations or mirrors what you see in practice. I publish these compilations only to get folks to read. What you choose to do with that information is up to you.

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Articles of Note: March 2020 (Social Distancing) Edition

My hunch is you are falling into one of two categories professionally right now–either ridiculously busy as you try and manage the clinical fallout that is the reality of the pandemic (I see you ED and critical care folks, and all you who are floating right now to lend a hand), or (my situation) eerily at a standstill as much of the work has fallen off the calendar and you are, for the time being, grounded. I am fortunate that my consulting firm has a diverse portfolio that includes a substantial amount of policy and writing work that I am able to do remotely, so for the time being, that will be where my focus lies. This also allows for some catch up with reading, so, as scheduled, it’s time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly released peer-reviewed literature. If things are slower for you, perhaps you’ll be able to catch up on some reading, as well. You’ll notice there’s more this month, and for those of you who include elder abuse among your areas of concentration, you’re particularly in luck–there was quite a bit this month on that subject.

Here’s hoping this finds you in good health; that those of you with school aged-children are figuring this out as schools are closed but work continues; that acts of kindness aren’t scarce in these uncertain times; and that the world resumes some sense of normalcy sooner rather than later. Stay well everyone.

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Articles of Note: February 2020 Edition

It’s time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly published peer-reviewed literature. As always, this isn’t an exhaustive review of what’s been released, but a pretty robust list of the science that has caught my eye and feels particularly relevant to practice. Shoutout to all the forensic nurses publishing this month–I see you 🙂

There’s a lot to work through so gird your loins, gang. As always, links lead to PubMed abstracts.

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Articles of Note: January 2020 Edition

It’s time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly published peer-reviewed literature, and our first edition here in our new home. There’s plenty to capture the attention, so take your time with the list.

I should also mention for those who didn’t see the initial newsletter or the announcement on social media, we’re giving away two IAFN conference registrations for this year’s meeting in Palm Springs. Last year, we gave away one, and we gave it to a reader. This year, it’s two, and it’s for someone a reader promotes. Why? Because people are out there doing good work. And because that good work needs to be shouted from the rooftops. And because there’s plenty of self-promotion in the world, but a paucity of lifting up of others. And we need to see forensic nurses shining in public. On social media in particular. So if you would like to participate, please tell us about a member of your crew who is doing great things. You can leave a comment here, email us–OR better yet, shout it from the social media rooftops on the FHO Facebook page or on Twitter. Please use the hashtag #ShineOnForensicRN so we can find your entries. Winners won’t be chosen at random so make those entries good. The giveaway will be live until January 22nd. All FHO readers are eligible, including international readers.

Anyway, back to this month’s articles–links lead to PubMed abstracts, excepts where indicated:

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Articles of Note: December 2019 Edition (See You in 2020)

This will be the last post of the year–I am closing up shop for the remainder of the year to prep a couple of large projects and spend some time with family and friends (not to mention, celebrate a milestone birthday with Sasha 🙂 ). When I come back, it will likely be with a brand new website, a completely new look, and the 11th anniversary of FHO. I imagine there will be a giveaway involved in commemorating that momentous occasion, so stay tuned for more details.

I figured we’d end the year in the most appropriate way–one final Articles of Note to give folks a bit of reading over the holidays. You’ll notice it looks a little different–PubMed has had a facelift, and in the process, is better in some ways, but worse for this list. So now, all links lead to Publisher’s websites for abstracts, except where indicated (and there’s a lot that’s free full text this month). Nice to also see some friends among the authors.

As always, thanks for turning out to this nerdy little website in 2019. Almost 2000 of you now subscribe; more than 22K new users showed up this year, and if you’re wondering what the number one most visited page was on the site (besides the home page, of course), it was this one (which I guess, shouldn’t surprise me that much).

See you back here next year. A safe, happy and healthy holiday to you all.

xoxo Jen

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Best Longreads of 2019

I’m off to Jacksonville today to teach for the Navy & Marine Corps JAGs, but I leave you with a truly excellent list: Longreads’ Best of for 2019. It is surprising how many of these are relevant to the work we do, but I especially want to point out:

I Was Pregnant and in Crisis. All the Doctors and Nurses Saw Was an Incompetent Black Woman

What I Wish I’d Known About Sexual Assault in the Military

A Test With No Answer

Honestly, it’s just a great list of articles to work your way through…

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Building an Effective Intimate Partner Violence Examiner Program

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare Program has an upcoming webinar: Building an Effective Intimate Partner Violence Examiner Program. The session will be held January 27th at 1pm ET. As with all of their offerings, it will be archived and CEs will be available for both physicians and nurses. From the flyer:

This webinar will discuss the initial steps to develop and implement a successful and effective intimate partner violence examiner program. The presentation will provide an overview of essential components that should be included in the IPV exam and explanation of assessment methods. Understanding the nature and impact of IPV and strangulation is vital to patient care. The development and implementation of an IPV examiner program in a community can expand the healthcare and forensic services available to victims of IPV.

Register for the webinar here.

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Best Practice Guidelines for Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, and Intimate Partner Violence (& a Short Rant)

I meant to post this a couple of weeks ago when it showed up in my inbox and then it got buried, so I am a bit late in getting this up. The American College of Surgeons recently published its Trauma Quality Improvement Program Best Practice Guidelines for Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, and Intimate Partner Violence. This is a pretty rich resource for all of you hospital-based folks out there (and there’s some helpful information for those of you in the community, as well). It’s a chewy document (more than 120 pages), so there’s a lot to work through, but it’s certainly worth your time. Screening tools, assessment recommendations, coding resources–it’s all in there.

And not for nothing, but related to a significant pet-peeve of mine: this is what we’re talking about when we’re talking about best practices. Guidelines created from evidence-based literature when available and consensus of a professional clinical/scientific group when evidence is unavailable. Frequently (read: at trial) people like to sling the term best practices around with no weight behind it. Best practices are not oral traditions passed down from clinician to clinician. Best practices are written documents, published and available to the profession. If you tell me (or testify) that something is a best practice, please be prepared to identify where that best practice can be found. Because if it’s not published somewhere, it’s not a best practice–it’s just your practice.

Thank you for coming to my TED talk.

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Prevention Beyond the Binary: From Inclusive Language to Inclusive Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention for LGBTQ+ Communities

PreventConnect has an excellent webinar coming up, in part because the presenter lineup is stellar–Prevention Beyond the Binary: From Inclusive Language to Inclusive Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention for LGBTQ+ Communities. The session will be held December 17th from 2-3:30pm ET. Their stuff tends to fill, but it will be archived so if you can’t attend live, check back because it should be available after the fact. And PLEASE don’t let the “prevention” part of that title deter you, clinicians–1.) prevention applies to your practices; and 2.) even if you don’t believe me, there are lessons to be learned here that will apply to your practices in terms of inclusive language. From the website:

Sexual and intimate partner violence prevention practitioners have the opportunity to advance prevention strategies that will reduce violence against LGBTQ+ communities in ways that are community-centered, inclusive, expansive, and promote healthy, safe communities. Join PreventConnect, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, and experts from the field to discuss ways to challenge homophobia and transphobia in evidence-based programming, how to build an expansive framework for prevention beyond prescribed interventions, and ways mainstream organizations can build allyship and inclusiveness starting today.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe inclusive practices that promote LGBTQ+ acceptance and safety
  • Identify strategies that prevent violence against LGBTQ+ people and communities
  • Engage in a discussion about the strengths and opportunities within the field of sexual and intimate partner violence prevention to advance primary prevention by and for LGBTQ+ communities

HOSTS/FACILITATORS: Ashleigh Klein-Jimenez & Tori VandeLinde, PreventConnect and CALCASA

GUESTS:

Register here.

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2019 FHO Gift Guide

I try and publish a gift guide because our team members deserve to be celebrated. There’s not a lot that’s celebratory in the work we do, but one thing we learned in the National SANE Sustainability project was that recognition and validation help with the retention of staff. And what better reason to recognize the contribution of your team than the holidays. Even if you have no budget for gifts, my hope is that this gift guide serves as encouragement to do *something*–a potluck dinner, a secret Santa gift exchange, or some handwritten notes letting your colleagues know how much their work is valued. And if you do have money for gifts, well, maybe some of the items here will provide ideas (or solutions).

A safe and happy Thanksgiving to all who are celebrating this week. See you back here next week.

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Since Last We Spoke, 11-25-19

It’s Thanksgiving Week here in the US, and I will be taking most of it off to spend quality time with my people. A continued case next week means no travel on the backend, so I am coming off the holiday to a week in the office, which is a luxury (I was supposed to be heading back across the ocean, so yay). Only one work gig left for the year–I made a concerted effort to take most of December off the road, in stark contrast with last year, where I was gone the entire month of December. We’ll be celebrating a milestone birthday for Sasha, our wedding anniversary, and of course, Christmas and Hannukah. Basically, just trying to regroup after one of the busiest years yet. But we’re not there yet.

I won’t be posting much this week. Come back tomorrow for our 2019 gift guide. Until then, here’s what caught my eye since last we spoke:

He said, they said (a 6-part feature if you’re so inclined)

I love Connie Schultz, and her work on grief is particularly on point

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and kicks off 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence

The future of reproductive healthcare may be at home

Not really what I was hoping to see from an alternate VAWA proposal

During this busy travel season, tips for the trans- and nonbinary traveler

And in the spirit of Thanksgiving, this excellent feature from The Kitchn

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VAWA Confidentiality: Empowering Survivors, Protecting Information

Victim Rights Law Center has a webinar coming up on the critical topic of confidentiality, and since my general experience is that people/programs are not as good at this one as we would all hope, I encourage you to check it out (see Exhibit A — the most recent example in what has become a very dense file). VAWA Confidentiality: Empowering Survivors, Protecting Information will be held December 5th at 1pm ET. [I do not know if it will be archived, so please check with the hosts.] From the announcement:

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requires OVW-funded victim service providers to protect survivors’ privacy. This interactive webinar will highlight how VAWA confidentiality requirements compliment survivor empowerment and offer best practices for maintaining survivors’ privacy. By participating in this webinar, victim services providers will be better able to explain how the VAWA privacy requirements relate to survivor-centered care. 

This is obviously a multidisciplinary training, so I encourage you to share with colleagues in your SARTs/MDTs. You can register for the session here.

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Since Last We Spoke, 11-18-19

Happy Monday to you all. I am off to teach in San Diego for the Army, at one of my favorite legal courses of the year. I’ll be there just a few days, but it’ll be hectic enough that posts will be light. That’s okay, because things inevitably get lighter as we approach the holidays, and there are fewer educational offerings and publications for me to post. Plus, here’s a bit of a secret–FHO will be undergoing an overhaul at the end of December, so there will be a brand new site to unveil just in time for our 11th (!) birthday. With the new site will be some significant changes, which I promise I will highlight as we get nearer to launch.

Sasha had reserve duty this weekend, so I was solo for 3 days. While it’s true I binge-watched a good portion of the new season of The Crown last night, I spent most of the time working. But there were still a few things that caught my eye since last we spoke:

There are some compelling reasons to do away with the statute of limitations in my home state of Ohio–this article covers one of them

Minneapolis, you’ve got an untested kit problem

Police in PR are undercounting murdered women

Male bias in women’s health trials

Very interested in watching this case

In the national sustainability project, we saw retention impacted by people feeling unappreciated in their jobs. Here are some straight forward suggestions to make sure your team members aren’t feeling that way.

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Articles of Note: November 2019 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the peer-reviewed literature. Plenty to read, plenty to consider this month (as always). Links lead to PubMed abstracts–please don’t stop there. Sift through the abstracts to decide what’s worth your time, and what doesn’t apply to your clinical life. Better yet, divide among your colleagues and get together for real-time discussion. What an excellent use of staff meeting time.

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Free Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Course for the New MSU SANE Program

As some of you know, I have spent the last year working with Michigan State University to build a SANE program on campus. Next spring, the program will open its doors; in anticipation of its opening, we will be holding a free SANE training on January 13-17, 2020. Space will be limited, and priority will go to people who are interested in working in the program. We are hiring 4 full-time RNs and a full-time advanced practice nurse who will be the medical director of the program. Prior SANE experience is not required. Anyone interested in working in the program must attend the January course, regardless of prior SANE training or experience. This program will be staffed around the clock; there will be no on-call hours. In addition to the full-time positions, we will also be hiring a small number of adjunct positions to assist when staff members are on vacation or there is a short-term gap in the schedule.

Kim Day and I will be the primary instructors for this course. We are fortunate that IAFN is a partner in this training, and the curriculum has been modified to address the specific and unique challenges that campus communities face, such as FERPA.

Feel free to contact me if you have questions about the course or any of the positions: jenifer.markowitz@gmail.com. Registration for the course should also be sent back to me.

Please also feel free to share this with non-forensic nursing listservs and social media sites, particularly for those of you in Michigan. Thanks!

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Since Last We Spoke, Forensic Nurses Week 2019

A very happy Forensic Nurses Week to all of us! We are so very fortunate to be able to do this good work. And to all of the FHO readers who are veterans, including my own spouse, a happy Veterans Day, as well. Much gratitude for your service. I think Sasha put it beautifully when she stated in a Facebook post:

 All Veterans appreciate being thanked for this choice we made. But if you really want to thank a Vet, ask them how their healthcare is, how their access to the VA is. How their aches, pains, and scars are being treated. The visible and the invisible alike. And listen to them. Ask if they are being treated and healed or simply medicated. And if the answer makes you as mad, sad, and frustrated as it makes me, call your elected officials and tell them our Veterans deserve better. Still less than half of 1% of the US population serve in the Armed Forces. 100% of them will get out at some point. After fighting in wars, they shouldn’t have to fight for access to healthcare. But we do.

We had a fantastic testimony training last week in Arizona–it was great meeting so many of you. And the icing on the cake was the trip to Korea vanished at the last minute, as these things do, so I now have a mostly unscheduled week at home for writing and whatnot. That’s afforded me some catch-up time to read and generally be curious about what I missed while I’ve been running around. Here’s what caught my eye since last we spoke:

What the…?

In honor of Veterans Day, a long read but a good one about survivors guilt and its aftermath

Related.

How does the soul survive atrocities?

This was a great article about just how pervasive common myths about rape still are–among the people deciding the fates of those on trial

We already knew this, but it’s nice to see it reported in the mainstream media

More on child abusers use of tech–fascinating and infuriating (and heartbreaking)

Speaking of using tech for evil

Ok, this was just a g*d damn delight

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Providing Forensic Healthcare and Support to Native Communities

The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence has a webinar coming up, Providing Forensic Healthcare and Support to Native Communities. The session will be held November 21st at 1pm ET. Their sessions are archived if you aren’t able to attend live. From the announcement:

Awareness of how to provide culturally appropriate and trauma informed services to the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community is important for forensic examiners. This webinar will discuss includes jurisdictional factors affecting examinations, pertinent laws to consider, and health care services that may be available to AI/AN populations.

In this webinar, the presenter discusses factors that forensic examiners should be aware of when providing trauma informed, culturally appropriate services to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. The presenter reviews relevant laws for forensic examiners and explains various jurisdictional factors affecting examinations, chain of custody, and prosecution. Additionally, she discusses types of health care services that may be available to AI/AN populations and provides further resources for healthcare provider training, clinical support, and survivor outreach.

Detailed Learning Objectives:

• Explain at least four factors and barriers that American Indian/Alaska Native people who have experienced domestic sexual violence may encounter when seeking health care and justice.

• Explain differences in state, federal, and tribal jurisdictions related to forensic healthcare access, law enforcement services, and control of crime prosecution.

• Locate and access at least five healthcare training resources, grant sources, and patient support entities that specifically include or promote AI/AN services.

Register for the webinar here.

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Navigating Difficult Situations: Common Issues SARTs Face

I”m out in Flagstaff this week (and then I’m headed to Korea next week), so posting may be somewhat light over the next several weeks. But here’s a webinar coming up at the end of the month for those of you looking to strengthen your MDTs: Navigating Difficult Situations–Common Issues SARTs Face is being offered by the Sexual Violence Justice Institute. It will be held November 25th from 1-2:30pm CT. From the announcement:

Sexual assault response teams are a great strategy to improve access to healing and justice for victims/survivors and increase offender accountability.  And, there are common issues or barriers that teams face as they strengthen the collaborative response. This webinar will focus on common questions that we receive from SARTs across the country. Although many SARTs experience similar issues, each situation and community requires unique strategies. We will explore the questions, offer strategies that have worked for other teams, and hear some new things that have worked in your communities!

Learning Objectives or Outcomes

  • Provide examples of common issues that sexual assault response teams face
  • Discuss strategies for navigating through those issues as a coordinator
  • Normalize these common issues while acknowledging the unique needs of communities
  • Walk away with tips and tools to guide you as work with your team

I didn’t see a registration button on their site, so you may need to contact them directly or keep checking their site.

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