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Forensic nursing has become the fastest growing specialty within nursing.
Dr. Pamela D. Tabor, DNP-Forensics, AFN-BC and Lauren Wegener, BSN, RN, Forensic MSN-student, are the highly qualified experts selected for this intensive training. They know all too well that across various nursing roles, specialties and settings you are seeing victims of trauma, violence, intentional/unintentional injuries, and death.
Advance your practice as you synthesize crimes involving patients, including forensic case studies and photographs. This practice changing event will provide resources and tools to learn from: evidence collection kits, body maps/diagrams, bite mark rulers, alternative light sources and a shaken infant model to demonstrate traumatic injuries.
Explore fascinating charting examples that delve into very difficult clinical scenarios: drug facilitated sexual assault, strangulation, intimate partner violence, human trafficking and infant death investigation.
Our patients require and deserve compassionate, devoted, and well-trained forensic nurses to avoid re-victimization - and to begin the healing process. Imagine if you had that superpower!
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Dr. Pamela D. Tabor, DNP-Forensics, AFN-BC, serves as a consultant and expert witness in the private sector and for the Department of Defense in military trials. She has testified before the legislature on numerous occasions, has consulted at the Pentagon, served as the director for the Arkansas infant & Child Death Review Program and developed the Sudden Unexplained Infant Death Investigation Training Program in Arkansas. Pamela holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a forensic focus, is a Board-Certified Advance Forensic Nurse and has an Advance Health Specialty Forensic Science Certification. She is a Certified Law Enforcement Standards and Training Instructor and a Fellow with the International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners.
She served two terms on the board of Directors for the International Association of Forensic Nurses and earned the Distinguished Fellow award. Pamela has published articles in peer review journals, authored a book chapter in Core Curriculum for Forensic Nursing and is currently working on a chapter about stalking for the Academy of Forensic Nurses.
Financial: Pamela Tabor maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Pamela Tabor is a member of the Academy of Forensic Nurses, Medicolegal Death Investigation Committee and the International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners.
Lauren Wegener, BSN, RN, Forensic MSN-student, is a forensic nurse examiner. Her current role includes performing case reviews, precepting new sexual assault nurses and practicing through telemedicine. Her expertise has been sought for trial work consultation/expert testimony and serves as a preceptor for regional and statewide Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) throughout Arkansas.
She is didactically trained through the International Association of Forensics Nurses approved program to provide acute and non-acute for the adult, adolescent, and pediatric victims of sexual assault and abuse.
Financial: Lauren Wegener has employment relationships with UAMS and Child Safety Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Lauren Wegener has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lauren Wegener is a member of the American Nurses Association.
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Clinically Relevant Identification of Intentional vs Unintentional Injuries
Investigating Infant Deaths
Child Maltreatment: The Death of Innocence
Sexual Assault: Comprehensive Assessment and Evidence Collection
Stalking: Lethal Hide and Seek
Strangulation: Snuffing Out Lights and Lives
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Love Turned Violent
Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery
Forensic Mental Health Nurse (FMHN): Therapeutic Alliance
Elder Abuse: Caring for Those Who Cared for Us
Medicolegal Death Investigation: Be an Investigator or Nurse Coroner
Testifying as an Expert Witness or Serving as a Consultant
Healthcare Serial Killers (HSK): Killers Instead of Healers
Correctional Forensic Nursing: Behind the Bars
Vicarious Trauma (VT): Fortifying Forensic Nurses
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