Wisconsin Chapter- IAFN

Practicing and Promoting the Profession of Forensic Nursing

Educational Opportunities

National Drug Endangered Children's Conference

This national conference addresses emerging issues and best practices for identifying and responding to children endangered by their caregivers using, distributing or manufacturing drugs. It will be attended by law enforcement, social service personnel, medical personnel, educators, parents, tribal and community leaders, prosecutors, and other individuals.


For more info regarding conference specifics, lodging and Lambeau Field Tour and Tailgate, please view

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Join WCASA for the 2017 Summer Presentation Webinar Series

For more information check out, https://www.wcasa.org/pages/Events.php 


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Registration is now available for the Adult SANE training scheduled for the week of August 7, 2017 at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff is now available.

Please go to the following link to register:


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Mark your calendars and plan to attend the second annual Trauma Informed Symposium presented by Reach Counseling

April 11-12, 2017

Registration opens in mid-February!




WI-CAN Educational Series                                               wi-can

To attend series webnairs, please contact Kathy Ardellini at Kardellini@chw.org or 414-266-2125 for further information. Please be sure to set up your profile in EthosCE at least 30 minutes before webinars begin.


The WI CAN Educational Series consists of statewide, web-based lectures and case-based discussions on various topics related to child maltreatment delivered and led by subject matter experts. The target audience consists of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, other allied health professionals, law enforcement officials, social workers and attorneys. The goal of the educational series is to improve the recognition of child maltreatment and management of cases when child maltreatment is a concern.

Learning Objectives

  • Improve detection of child maltreatment.
  • Understand the health care provider’s role in reporting and evaluating children suspected of being maltreated.
  • Appropriately consider other conditions that could be mistaken for child maltreatment.

Nurses who successfully complete each monthly activity will receive 1.0 nursing contact hours.

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Midwest CAC

Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Centers offer courses that are designed for members of the multidisciplinary team that are affiliated with children’s advocacy centers. Any of our SANE nurses that are affiliated with a child advocacy center are welcome to take advantage of the offerings. Most are free and have CMEs available.


Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative offers SANE educational courses, as well as a round table discussion/support group for SANE programs. RWHC also offers many other courses in nursing, leadership, quality, and human resources. For a full listing of their classes click here  or contact their Education Coordinator, Carrie Ballweg, cballweg@rwhc.com or call 608-643-2343

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