Forensic Nursing Science and Practice Conference to be Held in October

Join nurses, researchers, educators, legal professionals, and multidisciplinary partners as they share their knowledge and expertise through cutting-edge presentations at the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice - October 24-27 2018 in Reno NV.

Hear amazing keynote speakers, view a powerful documentary screening, engage in peer-to-peer learning opportunities and so much more! Topics and tracks go far beyond nursing and include sessions on Courtroom Testimony, Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence, Pediatrics, Medical/Legal Collaboration, Trauma-Informed Care, Technology, Photography, Multidisciplinary Teams, Death Investigation, and more.

This year’s keynote presenters include:

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, author and founder and director of the Trauma Stewardship Institute
Jerome Elam, CEO of the Trafficking in America Task Force
Valerie Hudson, Director of the Women, Peace, and Security Program at Texas A&M University
Shanna Kohn of Sesame Workshop, speaking on Children Displaced by Conflict and Persecution.

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