Forensic Nursing Director, International Association of Forensic Nurses, Elkridge, MD
Kim Day is the Forensic Nursing Director for the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN). Ms. Day has 40 years of nursing experience with a focus on sexual assault nursing and forensic nursing since 1998. Ms. Day also has SANE program development and coordination experience. She has participated in development of the Indian Health Service Adult/Adolescent sexual assault examiner training, and the SAFESTAR training curriculum. Ms. Day also provides education nationally on a range of topics focused on the clinical care and response to patients who have experienced sexual violence. She has provided training and technical assistance with the IAFN since 2006 on the National Adult/Adolescent SAFE Protocol and the National Training Standards. In this role, she participated in the revision of the first National SAFE Protocol, the development of the National Pediatric Protocol and the National SAFE Training Standards.
Ms. Day was a contributing author for the most recent editions of the Atlas of Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault: Victimization Across the Lifespan Volume 1 Investigation, Diagnosis and the Multidisciplinary Team and co-authored USAID’s Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence and Exploitation: Technical Considerations for PEPFAR Programs.