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Clinical Skills Lab – Space available

Course Dates: Saturday and Sunday 0800-1700

February 23 and 24, 2019

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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 for prophylaxis of each.  This Clinical Skills Lab is …
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March 14, 2019 MN IAFN Education

March 14, 2019 MN IAFN Education

The March MN IAFN Education will focus on Improving the SANE response for our Hmong patients. PaHoua from SOS and the Hmong American Partnership will discuss Hmong culture, IPV and sexual assault in the Hmong community and tips for the medical forensic exam. Linda Walther will review a Hmong case study.

March 14, 2019
6:00-8:00 pm
Regions Hospital
Parking Vouchers available


2 CEUs

Free to MN IAFN Members – $10 for non-members and free to advocates

Optional – attend the meeting by Zoom – RSVP and indicate you will be attending by Zoom and we will send a link

Education Event will be recorded and available by request at

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Adolescent/Adult SANE Training - Minneapolis

Adolescent/Adult SANE Training – Minneapolis

March 18-22, 2019
8 am – 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday)

Registration Fee: $250

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 …
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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.