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March 4-8, 2024 SANE Training

March 4-8, 2024 SANE Training

Adolescent/Adult Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training
sponsored by the 
RE Lab: Strengthening Forensic Nursing 

March 4-8, 2024 

1/8/2024 – The March SANE training has room for 38 participants. Currently we only have 1 spot left! 

Make sure that you pay the registration fee ASAP to reserve your spot for the training!

Registration link

SANE A Training Course information

Location:
University of Minnesota Minneapolis Campus

Refundable registration fee: $250 

The SANE-A Course includes access to SANE SharePoint account with reference materials and course handouts.
All handouts will be available online at least one week before the course 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.
Questions? Email lwalther@mncasa.org

There is grant funding available for mileage, hotel, and registration fee – grant information will be available when you register

Core Content providers:
Linda Walther RN SANE A  Regions SANE Program, MNCASA SANE Consultant
Ellen Johnson RN, SANE-A, CEN,  SANE Program Supervisor Regions SANE program

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the International Association of Forensic Nurse, an accredited approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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May 20-24, 2024 SANE Training

May 20-24, 2024 SANE Training

Adolescent/Adult Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training
sponsored by the Train to Retrain Hennepin Healthcare HRSA grant

May 20-24, 2024 

Registration link

SANE A Training Course information

Location:
Hamline University in the Anderson Center

Refundable registration fee: $250 

The SANE-A Course includes access to SANE SharePoint account with reference materials and course handouts.
All handouts will be available online at least one week before the course 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.
Questions? Email lwalther@mncasa.org

There is grant funding available for mileage, hotel, and registration fee – grant information will be available when you register

Core Content providers:
Linda Walther RN SANE A  Regions SANE Program, MNCASA SANE Consultant
Ellen Johnson RN, SANE-A, CEN,  SANE Program Supervisor Regions SANE program

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the International Association of Forensic Nurse, an accredited approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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Clinical Skills Labs Opportunities

Clinical Skills Labs Opportunities

#1 2024  IAFN Approved Clinical Skills Labs
Regions Hospital  St Paul, MN 

February 3-4, 2024
March 23-24, 2024
June 1-2, 2024
September 14-15, 2024
November 2-3, 2024
Link for registration  
Link for Grant fund information 

#2 RE Lab Advanced Clinical Skills/Case Practice
UMN Minneapolis campus
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Thursday – January 25th o900-1700 Registration link
Friday – March 1st 0900-1700 Registration link 
Friday – April 26th 0900-1700 Registration link 
Thursday – May 23rd 0900-1700 Registration link 

#3 RE Lab SANE Case and Workshop
UMN Minneapolis campus 
Flyer
February 12th – February 13th  8:30am – 5:00pm  Registration Link 
June 6th – June 7th 8:30am – 5:00pm   Registration Link 

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 …
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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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