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

  • Describe the elements of a criminal trial
  • Compare prosecution & defense approaches in criminal proceedings
  • Critique the use of digital imaging as demonstrative evidence
  • Identify the role(s) of the forensic nurse as consultant or testifying witness
  • Analyze the outcomes of a select criminal case study
  • Discuss current concepts of health care law & risk management
  • Recognize the qualities & credentials of the forensic nurse expert

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

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
  • Nurse Attorney
  • Valerie A. Sievers MSN, RN, CNS, SANE-A, SANE-P
$379 For Academy Of Forensic Nursing Non-Members
$349 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, Nurse Attorney and Diana Faugno

  • 9:00Am - 10:30AM - Sources of Law and the Nurse Practice Act - Nurse Attorney
  • 10:30AM - 10:45AM - Coffee & Tea Break
  • 10:45AM - 12:30PM - Standards of Nursing Care – Proving a Case of Malpractice - Nurse Attorney
  • 12:30PM - 1:30PM - Networking Lunch Buffet
  • 1:30PM - 3:00PM - Health Care Law Issues - Nurse Attorney
  • 3:00PM - 3:15PM – Coffee and Tea Break
  • 3:15PM - 5:15PM - Defense Attorney
  • 5:15PM – 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: Nurse Attorney, 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. Describe the elements of a criminal trial
2. Compare prosecution & defense approaches in criminal proceedings
3. Critique the use of digital imaging as demonstrative evidence
4. Identify the role(s) of the forensic nurse as consultant or testifying witness
5. Analyze the outcomes of a select criminal case study
6. Discuss current concepts of health care law & risk management
7. Recognize the qualities & credentials of the forensic nurse expert


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 January 15th, 2019, no refunds. All sales are final. Travel and Lodging not included.


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