Increasing violence and litigation are rampant in our society. Every nurse must have a baseline concept of the prevalent types of abuse/maltreatment in order to provide compassionate and comprehensive care, as well as brace themselves for the inevitable exposure to the legal system (civil, criminal, human rights). Forensic nursing is an exploding and exciting sub-specialty of nursing. Many find this not only an interest, but a compelling method of holistic patient care. Acquiring a distinctive skill set based on evidence-based practice allows nurses to make valuable and unique contributions in and beyond the typical practice setting. The content presented in this one-day course will equip you to identify and intervene with abused/victimized patients, learn from valuable assessment tools, review various charting examples and take a close look at a plethora of photos and case studies. Very few nurses were trained in legal matters; therefore, this is a critical knowledge update that addresses current trends in risk management and application to practice in order to mitigate negative outcomes.
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Pamela Tabor, DNP-Forensics, AFN-BC, has extensive experience in the field of forensic sciences, which is evident through her many accomplishments and pursuits. Currently, Pamela works as a consultant to the Department of Defense, serving as an expert in sexual assault trials and providing lectures and workshops from local to international venues. Additionally, she is a certified law enforcement instructor and provides multidisciplinary trainings on topics including pediatric fatalities, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Scene Investigation and sexual assault.
Pamela is devoted to advancing nurses’ understanding and involvement in forensics practice and has developed two highly recognized programs: Arkansas Infant & Child Death Review Program and the first hospital-based sexual assault unit in Arkansas. Pamela was named inaugural director for both programs and received recognition from the governor. Pamela has testified before the legislature on numerous occasions and has been invited to the Pentagon to consult. She is serving her second term as Director at Large for the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) and earned the Distinguished Fellow recognition in 2015. Pamela has recently authored the chapter on death investigation in the Core Curriculum for Forensic Nurses and has edited and contributed to two editions of the Healthcare Protocol Manual for Sexual Assault. Pamela also worked on the Intimate Partner Guidelines, and is currently in the strangulation protocol workgroup, both with the IAFN. She received her doctorate in forensic nursing practice from the University of TN Health Sciences Center and her MNSc and BSN from the University of AR Medical Sciences Center. Additionally, she is a board certified Advance Forensic Nurse.
Financial: Dr. Pamela Tabor is the Director of Arkansas Infant and Children Death Review Program. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Dr. Pamela Tabor is the Director at Large for the International Association of Forensic Nurses.
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Clinically Relevant Identification of Intentional vs. Unintentional Injuries
Trending Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect
Advanced Skills to Assess the Sexual Assault Patient
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Recognition, Evidence-Based Practices and Case File Construction
Trending Risk Management Issues
Vicarious Traumatization (VT)
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