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MN IAFN Chapter Education

MN IAFN Chapter Education

 3/17/2020 – Unfortunately, both events in May have been canceled! 

For two upcoming MN IAFN Chapter Educational Opportunities 

We would love your input – please fill out our Survey Monkey  to help us answer all your burning questions! 

Registration and payment

May 7, 2020 Education Event 
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm social time with dinner provided 
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Case Review with an emphasis on the trial portion

2 ANCC Contact Hours

Unity Hospital
John Haines Auditorium
550 Osborne Road
Fridley, MN 55469

Early Bird before April 17, 2020 – $10
MN IAFN Chapter member – $10
After April 17, 2020 – $20

Free parking 

May 8, 2020 Testimony Training Conference 

8:00 am to 4:30 pm

7.5 ANCC Contact Hours

Health Partners Neuroscience Center
295 Phalen Boulevard
St Paul, MN 55130

Includes mock trial, presentations from prosecutors, judges, small group discussion and Panel Discussion 

Lunch …
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2020 SANE Training - Winona

2020 SANE Training – Winona

3/16/2020 The Winona SANE training has been canceled.

Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training


March 30 – April 3, 2020
8 am – 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday)

Registration Fee: $250 Registration open  – Email  with questions about registration and payment

Fee includes the training, flash drive with reference materials and handouts. All handouts will be available online at least one week before the training to download and print or bring on a laptop. Lunch is on your own, we will have coffee, tea and snacks available. There are many places to eat nearby. There is also plenty of space to store your food and a small cooler. Bring a refillable water bottle and covered coffee/tea mug too!


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Clinical Skills Lab - IAFN approved

Clinical Skills Lab – IAFN approved

March 21-22, 2020 – has been canceled 
May 2-3, 2020
June 13-14, 2020
October 10-11, 2020
November 14-15, 2020

Registration form

Have you taken the 40-hour SANE course but still need experience performing medical forensic exams for adult/adolescent sexual assault patients?  If so, this 16-hour IAFN Clinical Skills Lab is for you.

This 16-hour Clinical Skills Lab will provide the nurse hands-on Sexual Assault Examination training with live models.  The Skills lab includes training and practice on pelvic speculum insertion, obtaining a medicolegal history, evidence collection and handling, anoscopy, and photography.  The Skills Lab will provide training and practice with developing a plan of care, discharge/safety planning, and risk assessment for STI’s, pregnancy, and HIV with discussions regarding options …
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IAFN Strangulation Toolkit

IAFN Strangulation Toolkit

The Strangulation Toolkit provides the forensic nurse with detailed guidance on assessment techniques, documentation, and evidence collection for this patient population. This toolkit also provides documents such as discharge instructions and sample policies that can be adjusted to best suit your institution and your forensic practice.

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Inside the News Podcast

Inside the News Podcast

Inside the News Podcast 

A joint podcast of the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio takes listeners inside news coverage for the series “Denied Justice” with Star Tribune reporters and editors.
WCCO Radio’s Jordana Green is the host.

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Denied Justice

Denied Justice

Star Tribune report – Denied Justice
When rape is reported and nothing happens:
How Minnesota’s criminal justice system has failed victims of sexual assault

View the nine-part series as it appeared in print, beginning with a special section on July 22 and continuing through the final installment on Dec. 30, 2018.