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WI IAFN Conference in May

WI IAFN Conference in May

WI- IAFN is hosting our annual Helen Kelly Forensic Nursing Conference, May 13-15, 2019 in La Crosse.
Being that it’s so close to MN, we’d love to have you come join us! An Unlimited Pizza/Beer Boat Cruise is included in the price and 16.25 CEU’s will be awarded to participants.
Info at http://wiforensicnurses.org/helen-kelly-conference/

Monday:

1100-1200: Advanced HIV– Dr. Omobosola Akinsete, Infectious Disease Specialist
1200-1445: Broken or Beautiful: A Survivors Story- Patricia Propson
1500-1630: Crime Lab Updates- Dan Campbell and Eva King, Wisconsin State Crime Lab
1700-2030: La Crosse Queen Pizza and Beverage Boat Cruise
405 E Veterans Memorial Dr, La Crosse, WI 54601


Tuesday:

0900- 1630 Expert Witness Training for Forensic Examiners – Roger Canaff
Presentation includes: SANEs and the Legal …
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2019 AWARE Award Winner

2019 AWARE Award Winner

You’re Invited to attend MNCASA’s
13th Annual AWARE Event!

Thursday, April 25 | 5:30-8:00 p.m.
The Saint Paul Hotel | 350 Market Street, St. Paul, MN

Karine is one of the 2019 AWARE Award winners!

Karine Zakroczymski, RN, BSN, SANE-A is the creator and the manager of the Allina Forensic Nurse Examiner Program that provides sexual assault, domestic violence, child, abuse, elder abuse, and strangulation examinations to 10 hospitals across the metro and greater metro area. In addition she provides direction to four additional Allina Sexual Assault Programs throughout Minnesota. Karine’s programs participate in nine county Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTS) working to improve services to victims of sexual violence in each of the associated counties.
Karine has 46 years of nursing experience, …
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May 9, 2019 Education Event

May 9, 2019 Education Event

The May MN IAFN Education will focus on Improving the SANE Response for our Native Patients.

Sarah Edstrom – Sexual Assault Advocate at the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center will discuss Native culture, barriers for accessing SANE exams, barriers for reporting and ways that we can provide trauma-informed, culturally sensitive care.

May 9, 2019
1800-2000

Regions Hospital  – 640 Jackson St, St Paul, MN 55101
Room C 2000

Parking vouchers provided

RSVP
Free to MN IAFN Members – $10 for non-members and free for Advocates

Zoom information will be posted here closer to the event.


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Alisha Blazevic wins Rosie Award

Alisha Blazevic wins Rosie Award

The Woman Today magazine welcomed more than 200 guests to the Greysolon Ballroom on Thursday, April 4, for the third annual Rosie Awards: Recognizing Women as a Driving Force event. PAVSA Lead SANE,  Alisha Blazevic was awarded the Silent Advocate Award. Pictured here with PAVSA SANE Jen Bauman and SANE coordinator Em Westerlund. 

 


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IAFN Strangulation Toolkit

IAFN Strangulation Toolkit

The Strangulation Toolkit provides the forensic nurse with detailed guidance on assessment techniques, documentation, and evidence collection for this patient population. This toolkit also provides documents such as discharge instructions and sample policies that can be adjusted to best suit your institution and your forensic practice.


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Inside the News Podcast

Inside the News Podcast

Inside the News Podcast 

A joint podcast of the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio takes listeners inside news coverage for the series “Denied Justice” with Star Tribune reporters and editors.
WCCO Radio’s Jordana Green is the host.


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