The lab is taking place on October 14th and 15th and will run from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily, including breaks and lunch. Minnesota Board of Nursing CEUs will be provided. Those who are traveling over 100 miles to attend qualify for mileage and lodging cost reimbursement. Sign up here: Clinical Skills Lab Enrollment. Capacity is limited,…

CANCELED! This class has been canceled because Linda Walther broke her ankle and will not be able to present.  Hopefully, the class will be re-scheduled in a few months. September 30-October 4, 2019 8 am – 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday) 40 Contact Hours Registration Fee: $250 Fee includes the training, flash drive with reference materials…

Register and Pay September 26, 2019  6:00 – 6:30 pm Social Hour and Pizza 6:30 – 8:30 pm  Education Event – Interesting multidisciplinary case study presentation – presentation will include the SANE discussing the patient exams and suspect exams, law enforcement talking about the investigation and the BCA discussing the evidence. 2 ANCC Contact Hours…

Unladylike Podcast – How to get a Rape Kit  Episode 33 This is not another depressing story about the rape kit backlog. Instead, unladylike hero and sexual assault nurse examiner Trisha Sheridan tells Cristen and Caroline everything we didn’t know we needed to know about what’s in a rape kit and how these forensic tools could…

A victim-centered approach: Sexual assault nurse examiners provide vital response By Andee Erickson on Feb 25, 2019 About once per month, Marcia Clennon spends her weekend on-call and ready to respond to victims of sexual assault. While traveling to whatever hospital the victim is at, she likes to spend that time mentally preparing. “We usually ask whoever called about it…

Update – I apologize for the technology snafus I had on Thursday – I was unable to connect to Zoom for the presentation! If you attended and would like the handouts email mnforensicnurses@gmail.com The March MN IAFN Education will focus on Improving the SANE response for our Hmong patients. PaHoua from SOS and the Hmong…

January 28 – 31, 2019 Chadwick Center’s Annual Conference on Child & Family Maltreatment – San Diego, CA http://www.cvent.com/events/the-34th-annual-san-diego-international-conference-on-child-and-family-maltreatment/event-summary-8e0025d291164805bc9f004399fbfef2.aspx February 12, 2019, *FREE to IAFN members Advocacy Day with IAFN – Washington, DC https://www.forensicnurses.org/page/FNADVOCACY  February 18 – 23, 2019 American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD https://www.aafs.org/home-page/meetings/aafs-71st-annual-scientific-meeting-baltimore-maryland-2019/ March 19 – 22, 2019 Annual…

Clinical Education As discussed in the SANE Education Guidelines, clinical components, including simulated clinical experiences, are to be completed in addition to the didactic (40-Hour) coursework. Students may arrange their own preceptorship and training locally. Please read the SANE Education Guidelines for additional guidance. For those looking at training outside their local community, read more about facilities approved by the International…

Clinical Skills Lab 2019 Course Dates: Saturday and Sunday 0800-1700 February 23 and 24, 2019 April 13 and 14, 2019 May 4 and 5, 2019 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…

2019 International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice September 11-14, 2019 New Orleans, LA, USA Registration will open in June 2019. For more information on past or future conferences, click here.