The International Association of Forensic Nurses invites you to be part of the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice at the Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado September 29– October 2, 2016 More than 75% of conference attendees have the authority to purchase, specify, and recommend services and products to their hospitals, organizations, or institutions. Reach this highly specialized population of forensic nurses at the 2016 Forensic Marketplace and connect with nearly 800 forensic health professionals! Forensic nurses provide direct services to individual patients, consultation services to nursing, medical and legal agencies, and expert court testimony in areas dealing with trauma and/or questionable deaths. Access the decision makers, researchers, and front-line practitioners in the field! Professional concentrations within forensic nursing include: Forensic Clinical Nurse Specialist, Forensic Nurse Investigator, Nurse Coroner/Death Investigator, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Legal Nurse Consultant, Forensic Gerontology Specialist, Forensic Psychiatric Nurse, Correctional Nursing Specialist, and Arson Investigation. With nearly 800 forensic health professionals, conference attendees represent the range of forensic specialties: · 95.8% identified nursing as their profession · More than 87% are Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners · 12.8% work with intimate partner violence (IPV), child abuse and neglect, emergency/trauma , and forensic education · 2.8% identified Forensic Science as their profession · 2.2% work in public health, death investigator/medical examiner, social work · 1.2% work in medicine · 1.8% work in criminal justice and advocacy · 5.4% currently practice in the Armed Services
Describe the current state of the science in forensic nursing.
Provide opportunities to exchange knowledge related to the future of forensic nursing.
Identify strategies to influence the future of forensic nursing and the global response to violence.
Evaluate the risks and benefits of technological advances as they relate to forensic nursing and issues of violence.
Incorporate evidence-based strategies into forensic nursing practice.
More than 75% of our conference attendees have the authority to purchase, specify, and recommend services and products to their hospitals, organizations, or institutions. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to reach this highly specialized population at the 2016 Forensic Marketplace and connect with a community of nearly 800 forensic professionals!
We are an international membership organization comprised of forensic nurses working around the world and other professionals who support and complement the work of forensic nursing.
To provide leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing science.
Access to forensic nursing care
A world without violence
Fidelity to patients
Responsibility to the public
Obligation to Science
Respect for colleagues
Commitment to social justice
Forensic nurses will be universally recognized as the essential component of healthcare’s response to violence & trauma.
The International Association of Forensic Nurses is the recognized authority on forensic nursing. The Association is the catalyst for universal access to forensic nursing care for patients impacted by violence and trauma. Its members are sought out by the public, policymakers, media, governments and worldwide healthcare systems for their expertise and knowledge. The Association and its members are valued for their collaborative leadership across systems. The Association defines and advances the global research agenda to enhance nursing’s evidence based response to the needs of forensic populations. Regulatory bodies and certifying agencies look to Forensic Nurses for guidance on setting standards of care for forensic nursing services in a variety of settings. The Association serves as a global network for forensic nurses to exchange ideas, serve as mentors and enhance their practice.