Articles from July 2015

August 3, 2015 Education Committee Meeting

August 3, 2015 Education Committee Meeting, Edie Ales Conference Room 1600-1800

Parking vouchers are available for all non-Regions nurses to encourage attendance.

If anyone would like to call in to the meeting let Ellen know at so she can arrange a conference line.



  1. June 25 Evidence Room tour and networking event feedback
  2. September 15 Hudson, Wisconsin Education event
  3. September 24 Education Event
  4. November 12 Board meeting/Education event ideas
    1. Sarah Edstrom, MN Indian Women’s Resource Center, willing to speak on how to better serve Native American clients
    2. Allison from JWRC willing to talk on self care
  5. Next Education Committee meeting October 5, 4-6 pm Edie Ales Conference Room

KARE 11 Report on Untested Kits in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – A joint investigation by USA Today, KARE 11 and other TEGNA stations nationwide reveals that tens of thousands of rape kits – including many in Minnesota – have never been tested, even though they may hold potentially valuable DNA evidence that could identify criminals or exonerate the innocent.  watch the KARE 11 report, the report features a SANE nurse from Minneapolis.