31 Oct NYS DOH-Approved Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Course (New York, NY)
At Lenox Health Greenwich Village
30 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011
January 2019 NYS DOH Approved Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Course (Intro Level)
*Continuing Nursing Education Credits have been approved through the International Association of Forensic Nurses, an accredited Approver of continuing nursing education through the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.*
Wednesday January 22: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday January 23: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday January 24: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday January 25: 9:00am - 1:00/4:30pm (Clinical Day - hours dependent upon modules)
This comprehensive, 40-hour* SAFE certification course called, "The Assessment and Evaluation of Adult/Adolescent Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence (Intro Level)", trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation. Upon completion of all course requirements, course participants will be able to use the Certificate of Completion in order to be certified as a SAFE with the NYS Department of Health.
The objectives of this course address the development of skillful assessment techniques, thorough understanding of the dynamics of rape and intimate partner violence and the mechanics of injury which provide a solid foundation for working with survivors. This course combines the knowledge and expertise of a nationally recognized faculty with a variety of educational methods to give participants the maximum opportunity for professional growth in this advanced practice role. In addition, this course will combine online instruction with a clinical session.
***Please note that in addition to classroom training, participants are required to complete online work to receive a certificate of completion. Online work is reviewed and certified by SAFETI staff for accuracy and competency.