HIV for the SANE

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 […]

WI-IAFN represents Forensic nurses and patients of sexual violence at AG Kaul press release

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 […]

Wisconsin Sexually Violent Persons: Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center-Helen Kelly Conference 2017

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 […]

Crime Victim Compensation and SAFE Fund Presentation-Helen Kelly Conference 2017

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 […]