Hays, Kansas – November 5-11, 2023 marks Forensic Nurses Week, a dedicated time to honor the work of nurses practicing in the specialized field of forensic nursing. Established by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), this week celebrates the exceptional contributions of forensic nurses who play a crucial role in ensuring that patients affected by violence receive the expert, compassionate, and comprehensive care they need.
Forensic nursing is a unique specialty that focuses on addressing the acute and long-term consequences of violence, ultimately improving patient recovery and reducing healthcare costs. HaysMed is committed to providing exceptional care to individuals affected by violence. Their Forensic Program is dedicated to offering prompt evaluation, coordinated care, and appropriate treatment for patients of all ages in the region.
Trisha Haskell, HaysMed Forensic Program Coordinator, emphasizes the significance of specialized care in a rural community like western Kansas. “In our rural community, it is important that we provide specialized care to patients spanning all ages,” she explains. “Collaborating with community partners, our goal is to ensure the health and safety of all people we encounter.”
HaysMed’s Forensic Program has proven to be an essential resource in the region, ensuring that those affected by violence receive the support they need. The program works in close collaboration with various community partners to provide comprehensive care, thereby making a positive impact on the well-being of the local population.
Forensic nursing plays a crucial role in addressing violence and its consequences, making Forensic Nurses Week an important occasion to recognize the dedication of these professionals. HaysMed encourages individuals to learn more about their Forensic Program and the services they offer by contacting Cammie Townley at email@example.com.