Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
Core Curriculum - 2013 Inviting Chapter Authors
Share |

Advance the specialty. Co-author the Core Curriculum.

 
IAFN is seeking authors to write chapter content for the Core Curriculum for Forensic Nursing, which is slated to be published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in September 2014. 
 
The proposed Table of Contents is:
 

Chapter 1. Introduction
1.1.   Overview of forensic nursing
1.2.   Definitions & evolution of forensic nursing
1.3.   Paradigm of nursing
1.4.   Practice settings
1.5.   Roles of the forensic nurse
1.6.   Scope & standards of forensic nursing practice
1.7.   Educational preparation & credentialing of the forensic nurse
Chapter 2. Clinical Forensics (Healthcare Settings)
2.1 History & theory
2.2 Intersecting systems & services
2.3 Practice & prevention
2.4 Populations at risk
2.5 Concepts & issues
2.6 Future issues
Chapter 3. Forensic Nursing and the Deceased
3.1 History & theory
3.2 Intersecting systems & services
3.3 Practice & prevention
3.4 Populations at risk
3.5 Concepts & issues
3.6 Future issues
Chapter 4. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing
4.1 History & theory
4.2 Intersecting systems & services
4.3 Practice & prevention
4.4 Populations at risk
4.5 Concepts & issues
4.6 Future issues
Chapter 5. Forensic Correctional Nursing
5.1 History & theory
5.2 Intersecting systems & services
5.3 Practice & prevention
5.4 Populations at risk
5.5 Concepts & issues
5.6 Future issues
Chapter 6. Overarching Issues and Wrap-up
6.1 Testifying as a forensic nurse
6.2 Vicarious trauma
 

Eligibility requirements are:

  • Current, active, unrestricted RN licensure in a state or territory of the United States, or the professional, legally recognized equivalent in another country; and

  • Current, active membership in IAFN; and

  • Clinical practice as a forensic nurse for five or more years in the content area for which you intend to write.

Current certification in your area of expertise (if available) (e.g., SANE-A® and/or SANE-P® certification for sexual assault nurse examiner content) is preferred.

 
The application to apply window closed 12MN EDT September 23, 2013.
   
 
For more information, please contact Kathleen Maguire, Director of Certification and Education at kathleenmaguire@forensicnurses.org or at 410-626-7805 x106.


Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership.com®  ::  Legal/Privacy