Clinical Examination Techniques for Forensic Nurses ~ January 18 - 28, 2022

Location: Monmouth University Graduate Center
185 State Highway 36, Building C, West Long Branch, NJ
Fee: $400.

January 18, 2022 - remote-live meeting via Zoom (7-8:30pm)

January 18 - 28, 2022 - guided practice assignments (self-paced - 2.5 hours)

January 28, 2022 - Clinical laboratory training on Campus 9:00am - 4:30pm

*Participants are asked to reserve February 11th as a make-up date for inclement weather.

Contact Hours: 11 nursing continuing education contact hours will be provided.

**Please confirm with us that the course is running before making travel arrangements, as we must have a minimum number of participants to run the program.

The purpose of this program is to prepare the registered nurse for the clinical aspects of the adult/adolescent sexual assault medical-forensic examination. Participation is limited to nurses who have completed a didactic course of at least 40 hours of SANE/SAFE training. 

This hybrid training experience will combine remote and in-class learning.  During live sessions, participants will work in small groups with Gynecological Teaching Associates (GTA’s) and instructors who are FN-CSA Credentialed Forensic Nurse Examiners to learn and practice clinical skills and examination techniques utilizing state of the art equipment.

Participants will have the opportunity to observe and demonstrate the following techniques:

  • Effective communication utilizing trauma informed care techniques
  • Forensic pelvic Inspection, genital examination with speculum insertion, and specimen collection techniques  (live patient simulation)
  • Photo-documentation of injuries and findings commonly seen in in sexual assault and strangulation
  • The use of supplies and equipment specific to competent completion of a forensic medical sexual assault evaluation.
  • 3 Mock Sexual Assault Forensic Medical Exams

Lead Instructor: Eileen Allen, MSN, RN, FN-CSA, SANE-A, SANE –P: Nationally certified sexual assault examiner & practicing forensic nurse, retired coordinator of the Monmouth County FNE/SART program. She has presented numerous lectures on a variety of topics related to Forensic Nursing for local, regional, national and international audiences.

Successful Completion:  participants must attend 95% of the program, participate in interactive learning activities and complete an online evaluation to receive contact hours.  Planners, content experts and speakers have declared no conflict of interest. There is no commercial support for this activity.

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**Participants must provide verification of active registered nursing license.

The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation Provider Number: P242 - 10/22.