Articles from April 2016

May 10, 2016 Education Opportunity

Dr Joan Kreider OB/GYN will be the guest speaker at the Regions SANE staff meeting on

Tuesday May 10 1730-1930.

Her presentation focuses on normal and abnormal vulvar anatomy.  She will also show slides with physical findings of infectious processes.

This will be a great opportunity.

Please email Ellen Johnson if you would like to attend this  meeting

There will be 2 CEU’s available

Room- C2000 which is very close to the parking office.

Parking Vouchers will be available

C2000 map

May 12, 2016 MN IAFN Chapter Education


Evaluating a Research Article

May 12, 2016
Regions Hospital Conference Room C 2000
6:30 – 8:30 PM

2 CEUs   Free to MN IAFN members and $10 for non-members

Have you ever read a research article and wondered if it was valid and could be used to inform your practice? Come and learn from an expert researcher, Dr. Carolyn Porta.


  1. Identify two reasons for critiquing a scientific article to inform practice.
  2. Distinguish criteria for critiquing articles based on study design (quantitative, qualitative, mixed method, intervention, review).
  3. Describe strategies to efficiently use research to inform evidence-based SANE practice.



After registering for this educational opportunity you will receive three articles and two critique guidelines to read ahead of the event. Read the critique guidelines and then the articles. Take notes considering the articles strengths and weaknesses. Carolyn will take us through the information in our time together. (more…)

Amazing Education and Skills Lab Opportunity

Wisconsin Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses

13th Annual Helen Kelly Forensic Conference

May 18th & 19th, 2016

Landmark Resort, Egg Harbor, WI


8-4:30 pm with Continental Breakfast from 7-8 am.

Cost – one of two days for $50 or both days for $85

To register, please direct the nurses to and then click on Educational Opportunities.

Day 1

Judith Munaker, JD  Help Keep Victims Safe—Understanding the Crime, Trauma & Best Practices in working with victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Elder Abuse & Child Maltreatment.

Va Yang & Pangkau Vang– Hmong American Women’s Association (HAWA) Gender Based Violence in the Hmong Communities


Instructed by:  Aurora Health Care Forensic Nursing Leaders

Skills Stations  Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault, Anoscopy, Mock SANE Exam, Toluidine Blue Dye, Evidence Collection

Detailed agenda 

The conference is open to all disciplinary members of forensic care.