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Sexual Assault Examination Across the Lifespan – Workshop
Sexual Assault Examination Across the Lifespan
This program is designed for the RN with at least 2 years recent clinical experience desiring to obtain the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to provide effective health care and services to victims of sexual assault. Content will include the biological, psychological, social and medico-legal dynamics of sexual assault including care of both male and female survivors across the lifespan.
Topics will include: assessment and evaluation of the adult, adolescent, pediatric survivor of sexual assault through the lifespan; role of the SANE in caring for sexual assault and abuse victims across the lifespan; nursing management of the sexually assaulted patient; evidence collection and analysis; exam documentation; clinical skill demonstrations; interdisciplinary collaboration; NJ laws and regulations; and an overview of the criminal justice system including tips on testifying.
For more information, contact Barbara Paskewich, MSN,RN, MA, CHES, Director of Professional Development and Special Projects, at 732-571-3694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.