Forensic Nursing Conference Coming July 2019 to Indianapolis

The Academy of Forensic Nursing will present its Regional Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana July 15-16, 2019. The conference is entitled "Beyond the Bedside: Increasing the Footprint of Forensic Nursing".

The conference will cover the roles played by forensic nurses in the health care environment, the community, and beyond. Experts in the field will shed light on broader topics impacted for forensic nursing, such as abuse and neglect.

Topics include:

• The intersection of animal abuse, child abuse, and intimate partner violence.
• Research on IPV
• Elder abuse
• Domestic violence fatality review teams
• Resource utilization in research

Download a PDF flyer for the conference here.

You can learn more about the Academy of Forensic Nursing at their website:

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