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Conference Program: National Forensic Nursing 2013

Agenda for the 2013 National Forensic Nursing conference. The annual event promotes research and leadership for Australia’s forensic nursing community. For more information about the conference and to register, please visit the website: http://www.healthcareconferences.com.au/forensicnursing
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Conference Program: National Forensic Nursing 2013

  • 1. http://www.healthcareconferences.com.au/healthcare-conferences/healthcare/national-forensicnursing-conference CONFERENCE DAY ONE: Thursday 21ST February 2013 8:30 Registration and coffee 9:00 Opening Remarks from the Chair: Linda Starr, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University 9:15 Official Launch of the Australian Forensic Nurses' Association Margaret Stark, Director Clinical Forensic Medicine Unit, Forensic Services Group, New South Wales Police Force; Adjunct Professor, The University of Sydney 9:30 International Keynote Address: Lessons Learned in Forensic Nursing Jenifer Markowitz, Editor, Forensic Health Online; President, International Association of Forensic Nurses 10:10 Morning tea 10:40 A Decade of Sexual Assault Cases and Correlations to General Clinical Forensic Case Work  An overview of 10 years of sexual assault cases in the ACT  Forensic Nurses Examiners enhance a service  How sexual assault case work crosses over into the general clinical forensic case loads Cassandra Beaumont, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Clinical Forensic Medical Services (CFMS), Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care (FAMSAC), Clinical Forensics ACT (CFACT), Canberra Sexual Health Centre Division of Medicine, Canberra Hospital 11:20 The Trauma of Homicide: A Perpetrators Perspective  Post Traumatic Stress disorder is a well known phenomenon and is a diagnosis in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSMIV-TR)  Some patients commit offences of a brutal nature against their fellow human beings whilst in a psychotic state. Following their arrest and initial treatment the person begins to realise the
  • 2. horror of what they have done. The reality, memories and vivid images of these events are unwillingly relived  As part of a PhD research 39 patients were interviewed about their offences using internationally recognised trauma interview tools  Results and issues around this topic Mike Musker, Advanced Clinical Services Coordinator, Forensic Mental Health Service, James Nash House 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Long Term Consequences of Physical and Sexual Abuse and Neglect; Recent Advances in Forensic Detection Christine Norrie, Child Protection Consultant, Childrens Hospital Westmead; Forensic Consultant, Sexual Assault Services, Sydney and South West Sydney LHDs, Royal Prince Alfred and Liverpool Hospitals 1:40 Clinical Forensic Nursing  An overview of the specialty of clinical forensic nursing  Living forensic practice in Emergency Departments  Forensic procedures  Evidence collection (and preservation)  Categories of forensic cases presenting to ED  Types of evidence and patterns of injuries  Identifying evidence and documentation and chain-of-custody April Stanley-Banks, Clinical Nurse, Modbury Hospital Acute Assessment Unit 2:20 The Victorian Forensic Clinical Specialist Initiative  Overview and aims of the initiative  Attitudes of mental health nurses on working with the client group  The role of the Forensic Clinical Specialists  A case study - Forensic Clinical Specialist Practice in Action Damian Hughes, Forensic Clinical Specialist Program Coordinator, Forensicare Greg Swanborough, Forensic Clinical Specialist, Alfred Health 3:00 Afternoon tea
  • 3. 3:30 Training and Sustaining Forensic Nurses in Regional and Remote WA  WA Heath Award-winning Forensic Nurse Training Program  Ongoing mentorship and support for trained forensic nurses  Requisite and completed process of legislation amendment  Ideas for supporting future-proofing Dr Maire Kelly, Senior Medical Officer & Special Projects Co-ordinator, Perth SARC (Sexual Assault Resource Centre) 4:10 Forensic Nurse Network in Victoria  Establishment of a Forensic Nurse Network Service in Victoria  The establishment and introduction of a Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Forensics)  The current Forensic Nursing Service in Victoria  Where to from here? Kate Sloan, Nurse Unit Manager, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department, Warrnambool Base Hospital; Forensic Nurse Examiner, Clinical Forensic Medicine, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine 4:50 Following the conference close, speakers and delegates are invited to continue discussion and networking at the informal drinks reception CONFERENCE DAY TWO: Friday 22nd February 2013 8:30 Registration and coffee 9:00 Opening Remarks from the Chair: Linda Starr, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University 9:10 CSI in Aged Care Facilities - The Need for Forensic Knowledge when Working in Aged Care  Elder abuse is one of the most rapidly growing forms of interpersonal violence  A major issue in prosecuting elder abuse cases arises when the victim is unable to testify due to death, memory loss, illness or disability  It is vital that mandated reporters have some knowledge of what evidence is and how this should be collected, preserved and documented  This paper will highlight the findings of a PhD study exploring the bridges and barriers in successful prosecution of elder abuse cases Linda Starr, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University
  • 4. 9:50 Working Together - The Use of Multi-Disciplinary Teams to Provide Clinical Forensic Medical Services - A UK Perspective  Changes in UK legislation has enabled multi-disciplinary teams of doctors, nurses and paramedics to provide health care in police stations  Quality standards have been developed for health care professionals working in the field  Initial training and ongoing support coupled with continuing professional development is essential  Robust clinical governance procedures should be in place Margaret Stark, Director Clinical Forensic Medicine Unit, Forensic Services Group, New South Wales Police Force; Adjunct Professor, The University of Sydney 10:30 Morning tea 11:00 Domestic Violence Documentation Project: Love Hurts  Good forensic documentation can be utilised in a variety of areas  In this project, sexual assault examiners documented injuries for victims of domestic violence  This resulted in greater prosecution rates Maria Nittis, Department Head, Forensic Medical Units WSLHD / NBMLHD; President, Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care (FAMSAC) 11:40 Significance of Preservation, Collection and Presentation of Evidence for Forensic Nurses James Robertson, Professorial Fellow, Director, National Centre of Forensic Studies, VicePresident, Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society, ANZFSS 12:20 Lunch 1:20 Management Strategies for Reducing Aggression in a Forensic Setting  What are the opportunities and barriers for reducing aggression in the forensic setting?  What are effective limit setting strategies for forensic mental health nurses? Tessa Maguire, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Forensicare; M4 Co-ordinator, Affiliate - Monash University 2:00 Myths or Fact? The Nature of Sexual Offending and Treatment Effectiveness  Examining myths and key messages about sexual offending and recidivism rates  Dynamic risk factors for sexual offending  Do therapeutic programs for sexual offenders work? Danielle Matsuo, College of Forensic Psychologists A/Director, Sex and Violent Offender Therapeutic Programs, Corrective Services NSW
  • 5. 2:40 Afternoon Tea 3:10 Journey Through the Red Centre - Introduction and Development of the SANE Role in the Rural Setting  Introduction of SANE role in the NT - How it came about  Recruitment - Positive problem solving and strategies put in place  Cultural differences - How it impacts on our practise in the rural environment  Domestic violence and alcohol abuse  Development of the role - Current issues we face, and future plans Sonja Bonnet, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Alice Springs and Darwin Prudence Boylan, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Darwin 3:50 A Day in the Life of a Clinical Nurse Consultant in their Role as Court Liaison Officer  Queensland Mental Health Court Liaison Service - What is it and what does it do  The Queensland Mental Health Act and diversion of the mentally ill offender into health care  Continuity of Care Project - Providing mental health care for the mentally ill offender Meg Morse, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Court Liaison Officer (Toowoomba), Community Forensic Mental Health Service 4:30 Closing remarks from Chair and close of conference On behalf of IIR Healthcare Conferences, I would like to thank the following associations for supporting the conference and providing help during the research stage:

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