Kim Nash, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P

International Association of Forensic Nurses | Elkridge, Maryland

Kim Nash, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P has been a registered nurse since 1998 and a forensic nurse since 2006. Dual board certified as a SANE-A and a SANE-P, she is a Forensic Nursing Specialist with the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), and provides education, training and technical assistance for healthcare professionals, law enforcement, attorneys and advocates. Ms. Nash’s forensic nursing clinical experience includes 12 years as a Forensic Nurse Examiner at University of Colorado Health in Colorado Springs, Colorado where she provided medical forensic care to patients who had experienced violence (sexual assault, intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, strangulation, human trafficking). She was the Colorado SANE/SAFE Trainer for 3 years providing statewide education for healthcare and multidisciplinary partners, conducting clinical skills labs, and participating in statewide protocol development and legislative work. In addition, Kim worked as a forensic nurse at an urban child advocacy center for 3 years. Her international experience includes working on projects as a forensic nurse consultant in Swaziland, Egypt and Mexico.