Upcoming Chapter Meetings 2020

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Mercyhealth Hospital & Trauma Center- Janesville
Meeting Room Location:
Mercy Care Building (next to the hospital)
580 N. Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548
Conference Room: (CR MCB) CC106



0900-0915 Welcome to the New WI IAFN Board of Directors & Chapter Updates  – Chapter President Meghan Van Heertum
0915-1000 DOJ SANE Coordinator Updates – Susie Kanack
1000-1200 Human Trafficking – Special Agent Jeff Berkley, Department of Criminal Investigation, WI DOJ
1200-1315 Lunch On Your Own  (WI IAFN Board of Directors Meeting)
1315-1330 17th Annual Helen Kelly Forensic Nursing Conference Preview – President Elect Genevieve Kane
1330-1500 Human Trafficking Screening Tool Thesis Presentation  –
Meghan Van Heertum, RN, MSN, SANE-A, SANE-P
1500-1515 Questions & Wrap-Up
**Hotel block available at Cobblestone Hotel & Suites for state rate of $82/night (double queen) call (608) 757-2200 under block name “WI IAFN” by Monday, March 9th**
Cobblestone Hotel & Suites
20 W Milwaukee St
Janesville, WI 53548
Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville, WI


Past 2019 Meetings:

March 28 2019:  St. Vincent’s Hospital, Green Bay 

-Jennifer Yates from Childrens WI and Green Bay CAC  and Amy Reggin- Drug Endangered Children 

May 13-15 2019: 16th Annual Helen Kelly Forensic Nursing Conference- La Crosse

August 28 2019: Waukesha Memorial Hospital

-ICAC representative Nicholas Gates, Native American Cultural Competency & WI-IAFN Adult and Adolescent Guideline Update 

November 13 2019:  Marshfield Medical Center

-Forensic Nurses Week Celebration; 2020 BOD Nominations and Voting; Round Table Discussion: Storage of Photos/Charts, SANE Program Staffing/Scheduling Models; and Hmong DVSA Cultural Competency

Past 2018 Meetings:

March 29: Sojourner Family Peace Center, Milwaukee

-History and  the Future of Family Peace Center; Captain Aimee Obregon- Sensitive Crimes Division; Dr. Erin Schubert & Tristan Gross- Outcomes, Evaluations, Intake; Judy Walczak, NP and Macy Grimm, Child Life Specialist; WI-CAN Sexual Assault Peer Review with Dr. Rita Kadamian, DNP

May 21-23: Heidel House Resort and Spa- Green Lake, WI Helen Kelly Forensic Nursing Conference

September 12: Gundersen Health System- La Crosse

-HIV, Prophylaxis and the Sexual Assault Patient: Dr. Deena Athas, MD, GHS Infectious Disease, Carolyn Villareal, Pharmacist, GHS,  and Jodie Muth, DVSA Advocate;

-IAFN Organizational Updates and Chapter Updates; Wisconsin Chapter Financial Update;

-GHB Facilitated Sexual Assault and the FNE’s Assessment: Sabrina Magris and Martina Grassi, École Universitaire Internationale, Rome Italy; 

-EVAWI Recap: Elder Abuse and Rapid DNA Testing; Lynn Herge, RN Case Review

November 2018: Weston, WI

-Death Investigation – Leah Scheidt, Marathon Co.; Board Voting; Domestic Violence – Lee Shipway MSW, LCSW from Peaceful Solutions Counseling Center

Past 2017 Meetings:

March 8- Portage, Divine Savior HealthCare

-Crime Lab Presentation, Suspect Documentation Updates, Walgreen HIV PEP

May 22 and 23- Stevens Point, Holiday Inn Conference Center

-14th Annual Helen Kelly Forensic Nursing Conference

September 7- Eau Claire, Eau Claire County Government Center

-LGBTQI Population, Creation and Implement of a Space Space Policy, WI-IAFN SANE Suspect Examination/Evidence Collection Guideline Review and Vote, Wisconsin Child Abuse Network (WI CAN) Sexual Assault Peer Review with case examples of pediatric patients.

November 9- Winnebago, Winnebago County Extension- Coughlin Center

-Mental Health Presentation including timeline, personality disorders, schizophrenia, psychopaths and antisocial personality disorders.