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2nd Annual Family and Workplace Violence Conference.

Friday, February 17, 2012

8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, Statesboro, GA

The purposes of this conference are:

a) To raise awareness of issues related to violence and abuse in families and the workplace

b) To discuss strategies being used to prevent or reduce violent behavior

c) To define and illustrate forensic nursing and its practice

d) To describe available services and programs for victims of violence, including violent crimes

Sponsored by: Southern Professional Nurses Network Chapter of the Georgia Nurses Association (GNA), Mu Kappa Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Magnolia Coastlands AHEC, Statesboro, GA

This year's Conference will include the topics: Role of the Forensic Nurse, Violence in the Workplace from an HR Perspective, Cyber Stalking, Victims Services and Self Defense.

Dr. Sharon Radzyminksi, Ph.D., RN, JD, the new chair for Georgia Southern University's School of Nursing, will serve as the keynote speaker.

Scheduled speaker: Jenny Lynn Anderson, author of Room 939: 15 Minutes of Horror, 20 Years of Healing will be available to sign copies of her book.

Conference Fees:

$65.00 Early Rate until 5:00 p.m., February 6 (after February 6 $75.00)

$30.00 Student Early Rate until 5:00 p.m., February 6 (after February 6 $35.00)

Conference fee includes box lunch and conference materials. For more information or to register for this conference, please visit: http://ceps.georgiasouthern. edu/conted/violenceregister.html.
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Title Annotation:Workforce Advocacy
Publication:Georgia Nursing
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Date:Feb 1, 2012
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