Kim Nash, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Forensic Nursing Specialist, International Association of Forensic Nurses
Kimberly Nash BSN, SANE-A, SANE-P is a Forensic Nursing Specialist for the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) since May 2017, providing medical forensic training and technical assistance. She earned her BSN from Regis University in 1998 and became a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner in 2006. Dual board certified as a SANE-A and a SANE-P, she has been part of a team of forensic nurses since 2006 at Memorial Hospital, University of Colorado Health in Colorado Springs, Colorado who provide medical forensic care to more than 1800 patients per year who are victims of violence (sexual assault, intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, strangulation, human trafficking). She served on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) 2012-2014, and is a Past President of the Colorado Chapter of IAFN. Additionally, she provides clinical skills training through Memorial Hospital’s Simulation Laboratory, utilizing live models and teaching sexual assault care to providers from across the US, with a special emphasis on those working in rural or underserved areas. In 2012, she served as an international consultant for a USAID project in Swaziland, Africa, mentoring local health care professionals in the care of pediatric rape patients with an emphasis on the prevention of HIV. Ms. Nash was involved as the medical consultant for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for a project addressing the response to sexual gender based violence in Egypt and in August 2015 and October 2016 she traveled to Cairo to teach. She was involved with a similar international project (2017) with the IAFN and IACP addressing organized crime and gender-based violence in Mexico. Ms Nash has extensive experience providing training to various disciplines on sexual violence across the lifespan, intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, strangulation and human trafficking.
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|| In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the International Association of Forensic Nurses. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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Nursing Accreditation Statement:
The International Association of Forensic Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing Credit Designation:
The International Association of Forensic Nurses designates this live activity for 1.5 Nursing CE Credits.
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Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Association of Forensic Nurses
This activity is funded by Indian Health Service.