A Virtual Boot Camp - Photography Basics for Forensic Nursing
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About The Event
Informing Multidisciplinary Practice Through Virtual Learning
Join your AFN Colleagues at Boot Camp this fall! Build your knowledge base, and enhance your forensic nursing response with improved photo-documentation of forensic cases using proper forensic photography principals and procedures. Additionally, listen to the experts discuss forensic photography and photo-documentation protocols.
This fast-paced boot camp workshop invites participants to bring their organization’s procedures and protocols for discussion.
This conference workshop focuses on basic forensic photography skills needed for the documentation of bodily injuries for victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, and elder abuse. It is designed to increase basic photography skills, knowledge and competence for healthcare professionals, specifically forensic nurses who have completed Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training, Pediatric Sexual Abuse Forensic Examiner Training, and/or Domestic Violence/Strangulation Training.
This Web Series will launch on November 5, 2020 and features four interactive web sessions through November 17, 2020 (see dates and session descriptions below). Unable to attend one of the live sessions? Registrants will be able to access recorded sessions at their convenience through January 31, 2020.
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CONFERENCE SESSION OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this program the learner will be able to:
- Discuss the history of photography and rationale for photo-documentation in healthcare specialties.
- Describe the use of standardized photography protocols for best practice forensic photo-documentation.
- Verbalize a working knowledge of the equipment used to achieve a quality image.
- Describe the use of measuring devises, filters and adjuncts that assist photo-documentation.
- Demonstrate the Rule of Thirds.
- Explain the difference between a RAW file and a JPEG file.
- List the criteria of a quality forensic photograph.
- Critique case studies, using a trauma informed lens and photo-documentation protocols.
BOOT CAMP INSTRUCTORS
MSN, RN, CPN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAFS, DF-IAFN, DF-AFN
Diana Faugno graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing-University of North Dakota and a Master of Science in Nursing University of Phoenix. Ms. Faugno is a Founding Board Director for End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) and the Academy of Forensic Nursing. She is the past president of the Academy of Forensic Nurses as well as a retired-fellow in the American Academy of Forensic Science and a Distinguished Fellow in the International Association of Forensic Nurses and the Academy of Forensic Nursing.
She currently is the nurse examiner at Life Safe resources in Marietta Georgia. She is the co-author on numerous textbooks and papers on dealing with the forensic medical aspects of violence. She provides training on forensic topics throughout the country helping teams who deal with sexual assault or domestic violence.
MSN, RN, CNS, SANE-A, SANE-P, DF-AFN
Val Sievers is a Forensic Clinical Nurse Specialist with more than 35 years of health care experience as a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, educator and consultant with extensive practice experience in the arenas of emergency and critical care nursing, academic education and forensic clinical practice. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Val provides advanced education to healthcare and interdisciplinary professionals regarding the care and treatment of patients affected by violence and abuse to include; evidentiary examinations for adult, adolescent and child survivors of sexual and physical abuse.
She is currently dual board certified as an adult-adolescent and pediatric sexual assault nurse examiner. In addition, Val has provided consultation to hospitals, health care agencies, non-profit organizations, communities and military installations regarding collaborative strategies for developing or improving a response to those affected by violence. Val is the owner of MedLaw Consultants, LLC, a forensic healthcare consulting practice.
BOOT CAMP SESSIONS
Session I: Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)
Module 1: Fundamentals of Photography Part I
Session II: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)
Module 2: Fundamentals of Photography Part II
Session III: Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)
Module 3: Anogenital Photodocumentation & Strangulation Victim Demonstration
Session IV: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
Module 4: Putting it All Together
COURSE COST & CONTINUING EDUCATION
Cost for course: Includes your CE.
AFN Members: $150
Each session is recorded if you miss a day you can view recorded webinar.
Total contact hours if ALL webinars are completed: 6.5 contact hours.
- The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest.
- Criteria for successful completion: contact ours commensurate with participation AND completion of an evaluation form.
- Approved as a one-day course, and CEUs can only be awarded to participants that attend and complete ALL sessions.
- There will be a link at the end of the webinar. Click the link to complete your evaluation.
- Your certificate will be emailed to you. Please allow 1 to 2 days to receive your certificate.
- Expiration date for completion: December 30, 2020.
This activity has been submitted to Alabama State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Alabama State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 6.5 CE Hours/Nursing Contact Hours.
The activity number assigned is #2-0.2289 with approval dates January 26, 2020 to January 26, 2022. 6.5-hours of CE provided through Alabama States Nurses Association as one course.
- AFN Members$150$1500$0
- NON AFN Members$200$2000$0