Beyond the Bedside:

Increasing the Footprint of Forensic Nursing


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Join your AFN colleagues at the summer regional conference in Indianapolis July 15-16, 2019.

The forensic nursing topics are multi-faceted, current issues forensic nurses face every day.

There will be a reception following day one of the conference on the grounds of the former Ft. Benjamin Harrison Army parade field. This will be a great opportunity to network with other forensic nurses.

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WHERE: Indiana Army National Guard Headquarters

9920 East 59th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46216

$200 for AFN & ENA members

$250 for non-AFN & non-ENA members

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A conference for nurses who want to expand their forensic practice, into the community, the board room, the family justice center and more.


Have you wanted to know more about the roles forensic nurses can play in the health care environment and the community? This workshop is for you! Experts in the field will shed light on topics from the wider field related to abuse and neglect. From exploring the impact of violence on families and communities to strengthening the systemic response to violence, we will be paving new ground for forensic nurses.

This workshop will explore the latest research on violence and the intersection of many forms of violence across the lifespan, the community and response in a clinical setting.

The role and functioning of medical legal partnerships will be discussed as well as their application to the clinical setting.

The role of the forensic nurse on community coalition boards will be explored, along with strategies for gaining a seat and fulfilling the duties of aboard member..

Topics include:

Intersection of animal abuse, child abuse and intimate partner violence

• Research on IPV

• Elder abuse

• Domestic violence fatality review teams

• Resource utilization in research

Continuing Education (CE) contact hours are available for Nurses for a $30 fee. 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15641, for 12.5 contact hours. 

No refunds.