Forensic Nursing Science Section News—January 27

Source: Janean Fossum, BSN, RN, Section Secretary; Amy Carney, PhD, RN, Section Secretary; Jammie Ferrell, MBA, BSN, RN, Board Representative

As members of the AAFS Forensic Nursing Science Section (FNSS),  we want to encourage you to join us at the 75th Annual Scientific Conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), February 13-18, 2023, to be held in Orlando, Florida. This meeting is of great significance for the most recently recognized Forensic Nursing Science Section, voted by acclamation of the AAFS Board of Directors and the Academy membership in 2022. This meeting will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the AAFS established in 1948 and the inclusion of the first business meeting of the Forensic Nursing Science Section. As the premier event of this section of forensic nurses, we hope that you and your colleagues will join us in celebrating this important event.

Forensic nurses from across the United States and internationally are invited to attend. Several will be presenting scientific papers that will represent the purpose of the various roles and subspecialties of this new science. Your presence will benefit the future development of Forensic Nursing Science in countries nationally and globally. Since the inception of forensic nursing as a previously unrecognized resource to expand forensic health care, it has become the most rapidly expanding discipline in health care today, providing special education and services where health care and the law intersect.

Additionally, we encourage your presence at our International Symposium on Humanitarian and Human Rights, a major contribution to the development and implementation of forensic nursing science globally. Please join us! 

Register online at Regular registration ends January 30, 2023

We hope to see a good attendance for our meeting and presentations. Meeting attendance fosters networking opportunities; Academy and section business meetings are one of the mandatory requirements for promotion. 

Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.



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