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Archive for March 2009

Cyberbullying

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HRSA‘s Maternal and Child Health Bureau is hosting a free webinar on cyberbullying April 22nd at 3pm ET. It’s scheduled to last 90 minutes and will feature information on prevention and response to cyberbullying, including legal and policy issues. Pre-registration is required.

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Written by Jenifer

March 31, 2009 at 8:09 am

Prison Rape

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Yesterday, Tell Me More did a segment on prison rape. Judge Reggie B. Walton is Chairman of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission and was one of 3 featured guests on the program. His remarks alone make it worth listening to the 17 minute segment.

Written by Jenifer

March 31, 2009 at 8:08 am

An FHO Extra: Plan B & the FDA in Fed Court

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I’m a bit late to this story, but last week a federal court judge ordered the FDA to make Plan B available to 17 year olds without a prescription within the next 30 days and consider making it OTC for younger girls, as well. The judge¬† essentially ruled that the FDA had acted in bad faith and in response to political pressure. You can read the story here, here, or here. Or listen to it here.

(Hat tip to FVPF)

Written by Jenifer

March 30, 2009 at 3:28 pm

Motor Vehicle Crashes

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Nursingceu.com has a CE offering on motor vehicle crashes. It’s the standard article-posttest format and will net you 2 CEUs (at a cost of $18). It caught my eye because it has a section on assessing the scene, which might appeal to some of you.

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Written by Jenifer

March 30, 2009 at 10:43 am

Intersection of DV & Child Victimization

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The Institute for Family Violence Studies at the Florida State University College of Social Work put together an online tutorial on DV and child victimization. The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization: Understanding the Issues, Developing a Coordinated Community Response was created for domestic violence advocates and their communities, so although it isn’t healthcare specific, there’s a good amount of relevant information here.

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Written by Jenifer

March 30, 2009 at 9:30 am

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

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Probably the most important thing that happened over at the Sustainability blog this week was that we got our comments widget fixed (and our 1st conversations have begun)! Also this week:

Next week I’ll be back in the CLE, posting regularly. Enjoy your weekend, everyone!

Emerging Legal Issues in Nursing

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The Center for American Nurses is offering a 4 part webinar series on emerging legal issues in nursing, beginning with part 1, Emerging Issues in Electronic Health Records for Nurses, Wednesday, April 15th. The webinar begins at 7pm ET and runs 75 minutes. CEs are available for nurses; each webinar will net you 1.25.

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Written by Jenifer

March 26, 2009 at 4:30 pm