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2021 Metro SANE Training

2021 Metro SANE Training

Metro Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training

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October 18-22, 2021
8 am – 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday)

Registration Fee: $250 Registration now open   – Email lwalther@mncasa.org  with questions about registration and payment

METRO Registration  Link Here 

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 restaurants and fast food places nearby.
There is also plenty of space to store your food and small cooler.
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2021 Clinical Skills Labs

2021 Clinical Skills Labs

 Clinical Skills Lab 

New sessions have been added:

Course Dates: Saturday and Sunday 0800-1700

November 6-7, 2021

Link for 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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New Podcast

New Podcast

New Podcast and Blog that may be of interest.

Beyond Fear  –  The Sex Crimes Podcast by Dr. Alissa R. Ackerman and Dr. Alexa Sardina

Episode one introduces you to Alexa and Alissa. They are “survivor scholars”,  criminal justice professors and sex crimes experts based in California who also publicly navigate their professional spaces publicly owning their experiences as rape survivors.

They talk about why we believe sexual abuse is increasing during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

They also provide some data on the increase in calls to sexual abuse hotlines, like the  Rape Abuse and Incest National Network.


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Victims of Sexual Assault: Your Rights and Resources

Victims of Sexual Assault: Your Rights and Resources

The notice provided to sexual assault victims by hospitals has been updated.

The English version of the notice is available in PDF and Word formats on the Professional Resources page of the OJP website.  Spanish, Somali, and Hmong versions areavailable too.

The notice to sexual assault victims was created in 2014 and updated in 2018 following a change in the law. Legislation that passed in 2020 has changed the kit testing landscape significantly, requiring another update of the notice. In particular, the new law requires the following:

  1. All unrestricted kits will be tested.
  2. All restricted kits will be sent to the BCA.
  3. The BCA must develop a statewide tracking system of sexual assault examination kits.
  4. The BCA must develop …
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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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