Forensic Nurses

 "Going to my first Scientific Assembly was a huge eye-opener. I realized how many peers I have in the practice and I made important friendships and professional relationships."

Jennifer M. Meyer, RN, BSN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Anchorage, AK

Registration Opens Early June 2013 

You asked; IAFN listened! IAFN's 2013 conference will be a three-day event at a greatly reduced rate! As an added bonus, we are offering an optional Preconference Clinical Day. Enhance your conference experience by receiving three education-packed days PLUS a bonus day of clinical, hands-on training of your choice.

Monday, October 21, will feature a Preconference Day of clinical training, including pelvic/sexual assault simulated exams (to attend this session, a prerequisite 40-hour SANE training is required). Other topics being considered include:         

    • Forensic Photography Workshop
    • Advanced Anorectal Examination and Techniques, including Anoscopy
    • Courtroom Testimony
    • IPV Assessment, including Safety Planning, Danger Assessment, and Strangulation Assessment
    • The Forensic Evaluation of Gunshot Wounds
    • Resiliency Training, Assessing Your Trauma  
The Early Registration rate for the Preconference Day is $150 USD for members and $250 USD for nonmembers. Early Registration ends July 31.

The Early Registration rate for the Main Conference (three days) is $325 USD for members and $425 USD for nonmembers. Early Registration ends July 31.

To Preregister now, call Stacy Robertson at 1-410-626-7805 (ext. 100).

The Disneyland Hotel Room Block Is Now Open!   

Reserve now! The special room rate for the Conference is $159.00/night plus tax. A limited number of rooms are reserved at this discounted rate. To secure a room, please contact the Disneyland® Resort and book online 24/7 or call (714) 520-5005, M-F from 8 am to 5 pm PST. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, September 17, 2013, or before the group rooms are sold out. Do not delay. Prevailing rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first. Rooms are subject to availability.

Information for Exhibitors

Presentations of cutting-edge forensic nursing science and practice are the cornerstone of the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice.  This year’s conference is aimed at offering opportunities for nurses, researchers, educators, law enforcement, policy makers, and all related professionals to share important knowledge and experiences related to forensic nursing.

Conference Objectives:

  1. Describe the current state of the science in forensic nursing.
  2. Provide opportunities to exchange knowledge related to the future of forensic nursing.
  3. Identify strategies to influence the future of forensic nursing and the global response to violence.
  4. Evaluate the risks and benefits of technological advances as they relate to forensic nursing and issues of violence.
  5. Incorporate evidence-based strategies into forensic nursing practice.

Workshop Tracks:

  • Administrative & Leadership
  • Death Investigation
  • General Forensic and Legal
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry & Corrections.
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)
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