Strangulation – Critical Issues You Can’t Afford To Miss
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT) Coon Rapids, MN
More information for registration
Strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. Strangulation – Critical Issues You Can’t Afford To Miss will feature expert trainers from The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention (www.strangulationtraininginstitute.com), a program of the National Family Justice Center Alliance.
Expert trainers include:
Michael Weaver, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., Medical Director of the Forensic Care Program of St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri
Gael Strack, J.D., Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the Family Justice Center Alliance and former Head Deputy City Attorney responsible for the Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Unit of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office
Sergeant Daniel Rincon, 22-year veteran of the Scottsdale Police Department in Scottsdale, Arizona Continue Reading »
The SANE approach to Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking:
A New Medical Forensic Exam Model
March 20, 2014
Regions Hospital Lindell Room
2 CEU’s, $10
Pam DeWitt-Meza, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Sexual Assault Resource Service/Labor and Delivery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Move beyond what we know about sexual exploitation and trafficking
and apply this knowledge to a new best practice medical forensic exam.
Learn techniques for positive patient interactions that include how to
identify potential victims and how to discuss the sensitive subject of
exploitation in order to provide comprehensive care.
Examine how our SANE exam can fit as a first stop for identified
victims within the No Wrong Door Model.
Regions Hospital, Lindell Room , located in the Emergency Medicine Offices
on the second Floor, between the Cafeteria and the Overlook Café.
Follow signs posted.
Parking validation at Guest Services for a discounted parking fee.
Park in the underground lot by the Main/Emergency Room enterance
7th Annual Forensic Investigations Conference
May 14-16, 2014
pre-conference May 12 & 13, post-conference May 17
Kansas City MO
Join fellow law enforcement personnel, physicians, prosecutors, nurses,
victim advocates, crisis workers, criminalists, crime scene investigators,
forensic examiners, EMS personnel, and judges for this cutting-edge
clinical forensic conference. We will focus on a broad array of emerging
forensic issues, including sexual assault, interpersonal violence, ballistics,
strangulation, and child and elder abuse in both urban and rural
This year’s conference is designed to provide an interactive joint educational
opportunity and promising practices when working with victims of violence.
Topics will include working with multidisciplinary teams and learning
to consider all of the forensic implications on the street, in health care
settings, and in the courtroom. Violence is a health care crisis, so we will
focus on approaching clinical forensic issues in a collaborative, coordinated,
compassionate, competent, caring, victim-centered process.
Ramada Inn MOA
$179 for 12.3 CEUs
Forensic Photography Class
January 21, 2014
The Olympia Resort and Spa
7.5 Contact Hours will be provided for RNs
Pamela DeWitt-Meza RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Pamela has currently developed a comprehensive Medical/Forensic exam to
assist victims of human trafficking. Since 2002 Pamela has worked in the areas
of labor and delivery, parish nursing, prenatal education, Latin@ Outreach and
Human trafficking. She is an active member in the Latin@community,
creating partnerships to improve access to sexual assault services.
As well as general violence prevention.
This training is for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, but will be helpful
for any individuals or organizations working with sexual violence and
Monday, January 27th 2014
St. Luke’s Hospital Classroom 329A (3rd floor)
This training is free of cost
January 23, 2014
6-8:30 pm (room open at 5:00 pm)
6-7 pm Dinner, Desserts and Wine
7-7:30 pm Business meeting, Elections for new Board Members
7:30-8:30 1 CEU $15 Dinner and CEUs
Fear-No-More! Cross examination from the Defense Perspective
Presenters Kelly Martinez and John Kaschins, Attorneys and Counselors at Law
Kelly brings her unique experience of being a Nurse and SANE.
Send your questions with your RSVP
Elmwood Meeting Room
FEBRUARY 24-28 2014
64 hours of class training in adult and pediatric forensic evidence collection.
Course led by Diana Faugno MsN, RN, CPN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAFs, DF-IAFN
Course will allow you to practice in the role of SANE and fulfills requirements for SANE-A and SANE-P
certification exams through the IAFN.
Course packets, textbook requirements, pre-course work and detailed location info will be mailed
after completed registration.
Participants can earn 64 nursing contact hours for this training
Early Bird Rates (before January 10, 2014) $450.00 $400.00 (Students)
After January 10, 2014 $500.00 $450.00 (Students)
For more information and to register please contact:
SANE Program Coordinator
32 East First Street
Duluth MN 55802
*Tuesday November 19, 2013
HCMC Simulation Lab
2.5 CEUs $20
Please note the change in time and date, the class will be on Tuesday and it starts at 6 pm!
Janet Nelson Special Agent, Mn Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in Bemidji will be presenting on Forensic Photography. Janet is a Crime scene investigator with additional training in photography. She will provide information on how to improve your photos using flash, macro, rulers, white balance etc.
In addition to the lecture, we will have 3-4 hands-on stations for demonstrations, practice and tips on:
Photographing bite marks, injuries and strangulation.
Bring your camera!
We will be giving away some forensic photography gifts
Light refreshments will be provided
RSVP space is limited
The HCMC Simulation Lab is located on the Lower Level of the HCMC Parking Ramp, take the elevators in the ramp to the lower level and follow the signs.
$3 off discount tickets for the HCMC ramp will be available.