Join the WI-IAFN this August at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for a quarterly meeting. The night prior, we’ll be getting to know one another at the Milwaukee Brewer baseball game! Join us, and our families, as we watch the Brewers take on the St. Louis Cardinals. Game time is 6:40 PM. Please RSVP and pay for […]
Provided above is a link to download a PDF of the Crime Lab Updates Presentation, provided by Supervisors Dan Campbell and Eva King from the Wisconsin State Crime Lab. For questions, please contact Dan and Eva at : campbelldj@DOJ.STATE.WI.US firstname.lastname@example.org
During the 16th annual Helen Kelly Forensic Nursing Conference, Dr. Omobosola Akinsette presented to the group on HIV. She states that the infectious disease specialty is a little like a detective show. One has to figure out what symptoms are important, put clues together and then come up with the best “suspects,” or pathogens. We […]
For those who missed the 16th Annual Helen Kelly Forensic Nursing Conference, Ian Henderson from WCASA presented on ways for the FNE to connect with legislative officials to discuss issues important to the health and protection of rights for our patients. He also included important bills from the 2018-2919 session, some that passed and some […]
The Wisconsin Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses was honored to be present at today’s press release regarding a new bill detailing the collection and processing of Forensic Evidence Collection Kits for patients across Wisconsin. Below is the response from our chapter regarding this bill. “As a State Chapter of an International Association […]
Did you miss the 2018 Helen Kelly Conference? Don’t worry! Keynote Speaker Michelle Viste, Executive Director of Wisconsin DOJ’s Office of Crime Victim Services, has shared her “Testimony for the Forensic Nurse: How to Prepare and Testify as a Witness” Presentation. Take a look at her presentation here!
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Did you miss the March 2018 Chapter Meeting? Here’s some resources! Child Life Presentation Top 10 things you need to know when working with pediatric victims of sexual abuse
All Day Advanced SANE Conference September 14, 2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm $50 for MN IAFN members $60 for non-members Unity Auditorium, Fridley, MN Topics include: In-depth look at HIV and hepatitis B&C Deep dive into the medications we offer our sexually assaulted patients, including antibiotics, HIV PEP, and emergency contraception STI testing and […]
Leadership and Lobby Days (April 16-17) are just around the corner! Wisconsin Forensic Nursing Leaders Colleen O’brien and Jacqueline Callari Robinson would like to sponsor one Wisconsin Forensic Nurse to attend Lobby Days this year in Washington D.C. Registration costs will be covered. Room will be shared with Jacqui, with the cost free to the attendee. […]
Dr. Steve Kopetskie will present an overview of the sex offender civil commitment process and Sexually Violent Persons program at Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center in Mauston, WI. He will describe sexual recidivism risk assessment procedures, treatment goals and methods, and the legal processes pertaining to civil commitment, supervised release, and discharge. SRSTC also offers […]
The presentation will allow the audience to better understand the substantial impact of domestic violence, better understand the emotional and physical effects of domestic violence, along with discuss and understand the medical screening process when dealing with a domestic violence victim. They will also learn how to increase ability to “Recognize, Respond, & Refer” to […]
Is Molly in your community? Are kids using bricks? How about vaping? Did you have the cold water or cinnamon challenge yet? These are just some of the new threats facing our communities. This presentation will cover some of the new drugs threat along with other alarming activities of this new generation and what can […]
Thank you to Karen Moore-SAFE Fund Administrator and Kathy Zupan – Program Director, Crime Victim Compensation Program for presenting on Crime Victim Compensation and WI SAFE Fund: Eligibility criteria, costs covered/not-covered, process to submit a claim, and how the SAFE Fund and CVC work together to assist victims. You can view their presentation here for […]
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is a time to honor victims of crime and all who serve them. Please join us next week for the Attorney General’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week ceremony at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Friday, April 7 at 12:00 p.m.