Join your AFN Colleagues at the Indianapolis 2022 Regional Conference this Summer on July 21 & July 22. Looking forward to seeing you this July in Indianapolis! You will not want to miss this fast-paced two-day conference focused on Increasing the Footprint of Forensic Nursing, and the opportunity to learn from nationally recognized speakers in the field of forensic nursing. Build your knowledge base, and enhance your forensic nursing practice and skills! Be sure to join us at the reception following day one of the conference at the beautiful home of AFN Founding Board Member Barbra Bachmeier. Don’t miss this special opportunity to network with other forensic nurses. See you in Indianapolis this July! Registration opens this June!!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION! This regional conference is designed for nurses looking to learn from Domestic Violence Programs that have expanded services and how you can expand your program to include follow-up services for your forensic patients. Additionally, there will be discussion around the Forensic Nurse Generalist role, and you will gain an understanding of the educational and clinical requirements needed to practice as a Forensic Nurse Generalist. Plus join in on case review for quality improvement, hear about child physical abuse from child abuse pediatrician Dr. Holloran, and take away several tools on combating vicarious trauma.
Do not miss your opportunity to:
Gain an understanding of using correct injury terminology and how to document those injuries.
Learn to identify the difference between entrance and exit wounds in gunshot wounds.
Gain an understanding of medical indicators for child physical abuse.
Gain an understanding of how an existing forensic program can expand its services with the development and implementation of a follow-up clinic for clinical forensic patients.
Gain an understanding of the educational and clinical requirements needed to practice as a forensic nurse generalist.
Learn to identify effective history and physical examination techniques when assessing a patient who has experienced domestic violence.
Gain an understanding of injury analysis & interpretation for the legal system.
Learn to identify and utilize case reviews of forensic patients to improve their assessment and documentation.
Review and discuss the top six research forensic nursing articles in 2021-2022.
Learn the etiology of vicarious trauma and intervention tools to assist themselves, co-workers, and those we serve.
Camp Belzer 6102 Boy Scout Road Indianapolis, IN 46226
Day One: Thursday, July 21, 2022, from 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Day One Evening Reception: Thursday, July 21, 2022
Day Two: Friday, July 22, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES
$235 for AFN & ENA Members
$300 for Non-AFN/ENA Members
$60 for Nursing Students (CE Not Included)
NURSING CONTINUING EDUCATION Continuing Education (CE) 10.5 contact hours are included in Conference Fee! NURSES: *In support of improving patient care, the University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. The University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning designates this activity for 5.0 contact hours on day one and 5.5 contact hours on day two. Provider #4008182. REFUND POLICY No refunds on conference registration unless the conference is canceled. Registrants who are unable to attend may gift purchase to an individual qualifying for the same registration rate. For example, an AFN Member may not gift his/her ticket to a non-member, etc. To make arrangements to gift your purchase to another individual, please contact AFN as soon as possible at: email@example.com COVID The conference planners are diligently tracking the current COVID restrictions and regulations and will inform participants of specific restrictions. Participants will be required to bring their own masks; hand sanitizer will be made available.