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Our mission is to link research to practice through dissemination of scholarship, education and service to those affected by and responding to trauma.  Our vision is to respond to trauma with care.

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NEWS

AFN Project Request Form Streamlines the Process of Turning Ideas Into Reality   

Learn more about the AFN Project Request Form – the new way of getting your project ideas to the AFN team

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PODCAST

Addressing the Intersection of Human Trafficking in Healthcare

Dr. Francine Bono-Neri with Nurses United Against Human Trafficking, on the importance of anti-trafficking education.

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WEBINAR

Archived on AFN Learn: Special Panel Discussion on
Victim/Suspect Documentary

You can now watch this free AFN webinar (and earn 2.5 continuing education credits) on AFN Learn.

 

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AFN STORE

Now in the AFN Store:
A Killer by Design by
Ann Wolbert Burgess

Get your copy of the book by 2023 AFN National Keynote Speaker Ann Burgess. Includes special message from the author.

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CONFERENCE

Call for Proposals:
Submit Your Abstract to Present at AFN National

AFN Education is looking for a diverse set of sessions to be presented at AFN National, held online November 7–8, 2024

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CONFERENCE

Save the Date!
AFN Michigan Registration Will Open Soon

Mark your calendar for AFN Michigan, hosted by Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, June 21–22, 2024

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PODCAST

Translating Forensic Nursing Science to the Larger
Healthcare Community

Listen to the latest episode of the Bell Work Talks podcast with Dr. Paul Clements and Nurse Practitioner Hannah Varto.

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NEWS

AFN is Reaccredited for Nursing Continuing Professional Development

AFN educational programs are accredited through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

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WEBINAR

AFN Webinar:
Alcohol's Impact on Frontal Lobe and Aggression

Tune in for this webinar, Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 12 pm EDT. Live webinar is free for AFN members, $25 for non-members.

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JOURNAL

Second Issue of the Journal of the Academy of Forensic Nursing Now Available!

AFN's peer-reviewed, open-access journal with no article-processing charges (APCs) for publication.

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BENEFIT

AFN Members in U.S. Get Discounted Membership to Partner Organization

Learn how to get a discounted 2024 Associate Membership to the Canadian Forensic Nurses Association

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NEW FOR 2023!

EARN CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS WITH WEDNESDAY WEBINARS

You can now earn continuing education credits by joining our Wednesday Webinars on our AFN Learn platform!

AFN Members: Watch live to earn FREE CE credits as part of your membership benefit. Can't watch live? Watch on your own schedule and earn CE credits for $15 per webinar.

Non-Members: Watch webinars any time and earn CE credits for $25 per webinar.

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SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE EDUCATION

Events Calendar

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

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GUNSHOT WOUNDS

Forensic & Medical Evaluation of Gunshot Wounds
[3.0 Contact Hours]

 

Presented by Bill Smock, MD
Louisville Metro Police Department Police Surgeon

This educational session is geared toward law enforcement, forensic nurses, and emergency department/healthcare providers. Be sure to share this opportunity with all of your multidisciplinary team members!


Bill Smock, MD, the Louisville Metro Police Department’s Police Surgeon, will present a unique forensic program specifically designed for forensic nurses and law enforcement officers involved with the investigation, evaluation, and reconstruction of firearms-related incidents, including domestic and officer-involved shootings.

PEDIATRIC
INSTITUTE

AFN PEDIATRIC SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP PRESENTS

WALKING FORWARD: BEST PRACTICES FOR PEDIATRIC MEDICAL FORENSIC CARE

 

Join your AFN Colleagues for this Virtual Learning Opportunity. 
You can still access this amazing Lecture Series through AFN Learn. 
Click the the link below to register today!

 

Update your knowledge about pediatric forensic health care principles and practices.  Engage with the experts as they discuss current evidence-based practice information about the health care response to suspected child abuse and neglect. 

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SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE EDUCATION

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