Clinical Skills Lab – IAFN approved

October 19 and 20, 2019
November 9 and 10, 2019

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 for prophylaxis of each.  This Clinical Skills Lab is designed to provide clinical practice to nurses who are new SANEs or SANEs who have not had the opportunity to perform many exams.  The Skills Lab will increase the nurse’s skill and confidence with performing medical forensic examination of the adult and adolescent sexual assault patient.

This offering has been approved for 16.0 nursing continuing education contact hours. The International Association of Forensic Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Course Location
Regions Hospital  Simulation Center, 7th Floor, Central Building
640 Jackson St  St Paul, MN 55101

Program Contact Ellen.m.johnson@healthpartners.com
Ellen Johnson, RN, SANE-A, CEN SANE Program Supervisor

Regions Hospital
Mail Stop 11901A
640 Jackson St
651-254-1611

Prerequisite:  The nurse must have attended a 40-hour SANE course prior to attending the Clinical Skills Lab.  This could either be a SANE-A course or SANE-P course, although the skills lab focuses on the adult and adolescent patient.  You must be a licensed RN.