The Academy of Forensic Nursing Regional Conference

March 5-6, 2019

Sponsored By: National Forensic Services LLC

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The Theme For This Educational Day and 1/2 Course will be “Legal” Within The Hospital & The Courtroom

Essentials of Expert Testimony & Current Legal Topics for Forensic Nurses

  • Identify Updates On Courtroom Testimony For Forensic Nurses
  • Identify Case Examples With Presentations From A Prosecutor
  • Review And Discuss On Screen Presentations Of Posters & Associated Research Projects
  • How The Defense Can Prove Mathmatically That A Jpg Picture Is Not The Original Picture
  • Demonstrate The Anatomy Of A Jury Trial
  • Identify Risk Management
  • Identify Health Care Law Issues
  • Identify Why A Defense Attorney May Need A Forensic Nurse Expert
  • How A Forensic Nurse Prepares A Curriculum Vitae As An Expert Witness

Where: The Jockey Club, 3700 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

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Who: Meet Your Course Facilitator

  • Diana Faugno MSN, RN, CPN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAFS, DF-IAFN Will Be Your Facilitator

Who: Meet The Faculty

  • Gerald Fineman Chief Deputy District Attorney at Riverside County District Attorney's Office
  • Ward R. Allen Digital Imaging Consultant
  • Constance A. Morrison DNP JD MBA MS CNS-PMHNP BC FAANP
  • Valerie A. Sievers MSN, RN, CNS, SANE-A, SANE-P
$379 For Academy Of Forensic Nursing Non-Members
$329 For Academy Of Forensic Nursing Members

CE's Are Optional And Provided By The Academy Of Forensic Nursing

  • CEU's are pending
  • One Certificate of Completion For Photography And Assessment of Non-Fatal Strangulation Exams During a Forensic Medical Exam.
    This online course shows the learner how to assess if there is a need for a strangulation evaluation on a patient during a sexual assault exam. It outlines patient history gathering, patient assessment, how to photograph strangulation, how to discharge strangulation patients and how to follow up strangulation patients.

Schedule:
Day 1: Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 Gerald Fineman & Ward Allen

  • 1:00PM - 2:30PM – Class - Gerald Fineman
  • 2:30PM - 2:45PM - Coffee and Tea Break
  • 2:45PM -- 4:30PM - Class - Gerald Fineman
  • 4:30PM -- 4:45PM - Coffee and Tea Break
  • 4:45PM -- 5:15PM - Class - Gerald Fineman
  • 5:15PM -- 6:00PM - How The Defense Can Prove Mathmatically That A .Jpg and other image files for Pictures Are Not The Original Picture - Ward Allen

6:00PM-7:30PM – Hors D'oeuvres, Wine & Beer Meet and Greet Reception (In The Conference Room)

Day 2: Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 Val Sievers, Constance A. Morrison and Diana Faugno

  • 9:00Am - 10:30AM - Sources of Law and the Nurse Practice Act - Constance A. Morrison
  • 10:30AM - 10:45AM - Coffee & Tea Break
  • 10:45AM - 12:30PM - Standards of Nursing Care – Proving a Case of Malpractice - Constance A. Morrison
  • 12:30PM - 1:30PM - Networking Lunch Buffet
  • 1:30PM - 3:00PM - Health Care Law Issues - Constance A. Morrison
  • 3:00PM - 3:15PM – Coffee and Tea Break
  • 3:15PM - 5:00PM - Defense Attorney
  • 5:00PM – 6:00PM - How A Forensic Nurse Prepares A Curriculum Vitae As An Expert Witness - Val Seivers
Day 1: Click to View Objectives and More

Purpose: To provide current, comprehensive forensic education including competencies, clinical reasoning and exposure to marketing strategies that can propel expansion of forensic practice for experienced Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner teams.

Faculty: Gerald Fineman

Course Description:
Coming Soon
This presentation will identify opportunities and rationale to consider in evolving the role of the experienced SANE to expanding clinical practice to patient populations with additional forensic health care needs.


Objectives:
1. Demonstrate how the Defense can mathmatically prove your .jpg picture is not the original picture
2. More coming Soon

Day 2: Click to View Objectives and More

Purpose: To provide current, comprehensive forensic education including competencies, clinical reasoning and exposure to marketing strategies that can propel expansion of forensic practice for experienced Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner teams.

Faculty: Constance A. Morrison, Val Sievers and Diana Faugno

Course Description:
This presentation will provide information to facilitate forensic practice and growth by expanding sexual assault care from a silo practice to comprehensive forensic care of victims across the lifespan.

Objectives:
1. Identify Sources of Nursing Law
2. Explain How the Nurse Practice Act Affects Your Practice
3. Describe the Legal Significance of the Standard of Care
4. Identify Elements of Nurse Negligence/Malpractice
5. Identify Elements of Nurse Negligence/Malpractice
6. The attendee will be able to identify what a defense attorney is looking for in an expert witness.
7. The attendee will be able to write a Curriculum Vitae to work as an expert witness.


Registration Opens October 6th, 2018
Health Professionals will need their license number in order to receive a certificate.

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The Jockey Club is snuggled between City Center and the Bellagio. It serves as a hotel, time share and holds apartments for private ownership. If you call the Jockey Club, indicate that you are calling for hotel reservations.

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:If you need to cancel, you may receive a refund of $125 until Midnight January 15th, 2019. After December 31st, 2018, no refunds. All sales are final. Travel and Lodging not included.


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