Date/Time: 
10/03/2009 (All day) to 10/04/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Holiday Inn Select East

City: 
Memphis
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Jurex Center for Legal Nurse Consulting
Description: 

Live Course
Objectives:

  • List five services a Professional Legal Nurse Consultant can provide.
  • Identify the two top reasons for becoming a Professional Legal Nurse Consultant.
  • Describe four cost effective tools to market your PLNC practice.
  • Outline the essential parts of a consulting contract.
  • Describe the four elements of a medical/nursing practice lawsuit.
  • List six legal terms to incorporate into your PLNC™ practice.
  • Identify the five most common standards of care issues in lawsuits.
  • Develop responses to the five most common standards of care issues in lawsuits.
  • Describe key research techniques for use in reviewing medical legal cases.
  • List the ten essential deposition strategies.


Course Includes:

  • Professional Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Test
  • Frameable PLNC Certificate
  • PLNC Certification Course Book
  • Listing for one year on the Jurex Expert Directory
  • Participation discounts on future programs
  • Free E-Newsletter subscription with articles and tips on growing your PLNC practice
  • Free one year membership in Association of Professional Legal Nurse Consultants (APLNC)
Date/Time: 
09/02/2009 - 8:03am to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sexual Assault Center
101 French Landing Drive

City: 
Nashville
Postal Code: 
37228
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Description: 

Presented by:  Robin Kimbrough

This training is for new advocates and will include:

•  Basics of civil and criminal law in cases of domestic and sexual violence;
•  The role of the advocate and tips on avoiding the unauthorized practice of law; and
•  Information on immigration benefits for immigrant victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking
 
Robin Harris Kimbrough, Esq. is Legal Counsel for the Coalition and has worked with public interest issues for over ten years.  This Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Fisk University received her law degree from Emory School of Law in 1995.  Upon graduation, she received an appointment as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee and continued her legal career in the private and public sectors of law forging change on issues concerning the protection of children and their families, especially those involved in the foster care system.  She has also served as a Night Court Commissioner for the General Sessions Court, Davidson County, Tennessee and a professor on womanist/feminist issues in the Africana Studies Department and the Women's Studies Program at Tennessee State University.  Besides her law endeavors, Attorney Kimbrough holds a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt Divinity School and has served as a pastor in the United Methodist Church, Tennessee Conference for six years.


The cost of this training will be $55.00 per person for members and $80.00 for non-members.

Date/Time: 
04/03/2009 - 12:00am to 5:00am
Location
Address: 

J. Walter Barnes Conference Center
Jackson Madison County General Hospital
620 Skyline Drive

City: 
Jackson
Postal Code: 
38301
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Jackson SANE/SART Program
Description: 

Attendees: Should be Registered or Advance Practice Nurses with appropriate prerequisites to qualify to take the IAFN SANE-A Certification Exam. NONE. (Normally, class alone costs $75 for an IAFN Member & $100 non-Member) This class is being paid though a grant to the Jackson SANE/SART Program from the State of Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs #Z0703307300. A working lunch will be provided.

Description:
SANE-A Certification Exam Review/Prep Course This program seeks to prepare the attendee for the IAFN SANE-A Certification Exam, Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to discuss methods recommended to prepare for the SANE-A exam; identify key information to be documented during the medical/forensic examination; list three steps in preparing to present testimony in court; describe clinical management of the sexually assaulted patient; and recall the roles and responsibilities of the multi- disciplines involved in sexual assault response. Greater than 90% of past SANE-A Review Course attendees pass the Certification Exam the first time.
Jackson Contacts:
Capt. Mike Holt
Jackson Police Department
731-425-8493
mholt@cityofjackson.net

Heather Wheeler RN SANE-A
731-499-1185
heathertucker@hotmail.com

Sponsored by:
Jackson SANE/SART Program
Jackson Police Department
Jackson Madison County General Hospital
Presented by:
International Association of Forensic Nurses

General Information
7.5 Continuing Education Units Upon Completion
Class Size is Limited.
 
Costs and Fees:

Date/Time: 
05/04/2009 (All day) to 05/06/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Franklin
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Description: 

Our theme, “Hope. Vision. Action.” reflects a commitment to improving services for victims of domestic and sexual violence and the prevention of domestic and sexual violence

Date/Time: 
05/09/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Tennessee State University (TSU) Avon Williams Campus 330 10th Avenue North,Suite 200

City: 
Nashville
Postal Code: 
37203
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Description: 

One day training on the ever changing world of technology and how it affects survivor safety. This interactive training will introduce advocates to the risks and benefits of technology to victims and survivors as well as how to safety plan around technology. The presenter, Elizabeth Edmondson works with a national group of “tech advocates” formed by the Safety Net Project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence. This workshop is constantly evolving based on the “tech advocates” trainings and suggestions from advocates like you! Attend this workshop to learn and share your experiences with technology and safety. If you have a wireless enabled laptop, feel free to bring it to this training!

This training will be held Friday, May 9, 2008 at the Tennessee State University (TSU) Avon Williams Campus 330 10th Avenue North, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203. A parking pass is required for the TSU parking lot, and when you register we will send a parking pass to you.

The cost of the training is $50 for members and $75 for non-members and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and all training materials.

If you have not yet renewed your 2008 membership and would like to take advantage of membership discounts for this training, please visit our website at http://www.tcadsv.org/ for membership forms.

Registration will be closed May 2, 2008 or when the space is full.

Date/Time: 
06/08/2008 (All day) to 06/13/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

City: 
Chattanooga
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Description: 

Tennessee's Annual
Victim Assistance Academy
"Where Education Equals Empowerment"
Partners include the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the Victims of Crime State Coordinating Council, the Office of Criminal Justice Programs, and the Tennessee State Treasurer's Office.

The purpose of The Tennessee Victim Assistance Academy (The Academy) is to provide basic level training to victim advocates. The 40-hour curriculum will encompass a variety of subjects including, but not limited to: Victims' Compensation, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Victimization, Elder Abuse, Rural Victims, Hate Crimes, Substance Abuse, and Cultural Competency.

 

Date/Time: 
08/25/2008 (All day) to 08/27/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Embassy Suites Cool Springs 820 Crescent Centre Drive

City: 
Franklin
Postal Code: 
37067
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Description: 

Keynote speakers –
Susan Still: A domestic violence survivor who shared her courageous story on the Oprah show and
shocked the country with videotape footage of her abuse.
Barbara J. Hart, Esq: Attorney and senior policy and legal advisor with the Battered Women's
Justice Project.
Mark Wynn: Law enforcement veteran and national family violence prevention trainer.
Rev. Aleese Moore-Orbih: Director of Training and Consulting at FaithTrust Institute, an international, multi-faith organization working to end sexual and domestic violence.

Workshops Include:
• Technology Safety
• Children and the Effects of Domestic and Sexual Violence
• Advocacy for Immigrant Victims
• Sexual Exploitation and the Clergy
• Dating Violence among Youth
• Working with Sexually Reactive Youth
• Legal Advocacy 101
• Parental Abduction and Custody
 

Date/Time: 
12/16/2008 (All day) to 12/17/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Nashville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Vera Institute of Justice
Description: 

The Vera Institute of Justice—Accessing Safety Initiative and the U.S. Department of Justice—Office on Violence Against Women are pleased to host Building Bridges Across Disciplines: Developing Safe and Accessible Services for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence who have Disabilities or who are Deaf.

This two-day conference will provide information to assist organizations and communities to better meet the needs of individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who have experienced domestic and sexual violence. In addition, there will be foundational information on disability, Deaf culture, and violence against women that is necessary to effectively work at the intersection of these issues. The conference will feature an array of experts in the fields of violence against women, disability and Deaf services, as well as those working at the intersection.

Training opportunities will focus on the intersection of violence against women and survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors. Participants will:

1. Gain a foundational understanding of violence against women, disability or Deaf culture, to compliment your current area of expertise.
2. Develop practical skills to make victim services more accessible and disability organizations more responsive to the unique safety needs of survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.
3. Obtain information on working within interdisciplinary collaborations in order to improve systems for survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.

This conference is designed to assist:

1. Individuals to gain practical skills to serve survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.
2. Organizations to build their capacity to meet the unique needs of survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.
3. Communities to build collaborations between victim services and disability organizations and, ultimately, improve the systems serving survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.

Who should attend? Staff of:

· Disability Organizations & Deaf Service Organizations
· Domestic Violence Organizations
· Sexual Assault Organizations
· Other Social Service Providers with an interest in this area
· Multiple organizations from the same community are encouraged to attend together to foster collaboration!

NO REGISTRATION FEE!

Please visit http://www.accessingsafety.org/ for more information or email sharrell@vera.org  or call 917.478.4590.

Location

2 International Plaza Drive, Suite 425
Nashville, TN 37217
United States
Phone: 615-386-9406
Fax: 615-383-2967

Online

Phone/Fax

Toll-Free:
800-289-9018
TTY:
800-787-3224

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