Forensic Nurses

SAFEta Regional Training: Creating A Community Protocol

Thursday, August 14, 2008 - Friday, August 15, 2008

A Regional Training Program

From the Safe Technical Assistance Project Supported by a Grant from the Office on Violence Against Women

This is a FREE* two day training sponsored as part of a cooperative agreement with the Office on Violence Against Women. 


Regional Training Goals 
After attending this two day training, participants will understand the collaborative processes
necessary for creating a community medical forensic examination protocol. Participants will
be empowered to take a leadership role in their communities and cooperatively facilitate
creating a medical forensic examination protocol. Participants with existing medical forensic
examination protocols will be provided tools to evaluate and revise these protocols.

Regional Training Learning Objectives
As a result of this regional training, participants will be better able to:
  1. Provide an overview of the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic
  2. Examinations of Adults/Adolescents
  3. Identify community stakeholders to participate in developing or enhancing a community protocol for sexual assault medical forensic examinations
  4. Implement a needs assessment for a local community’s response to a report of sexual assault.
  5. Create and implement an action plan which will assist in developing a local medical forensic examination protocol
  6. Utilize the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations and existing community protocols as a template for creating new protocols, and enhancing existing protocols
  7. Identify methods of implementation and distribution for a community protocol
  8. Understand what constitutes an evaluation, revision and/or enhancement of an existing medical forensic examination protocol.

This 13.25 hour educational activity is conducted by the International Association of Forensic Nurses, which is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Maryland Nurses Association, which is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (Note: *If you require nursing CE hourse, there will be a $35 fee processing fee). 

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