Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training
Time & Location
About the Event
Facilitated by: Indian Health Service (IHS), Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and International Association of Forensic Nurses.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Date: July 26–27, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. MT
The Indian Health Service (IHS) has funded the International Association of Forensic Nurses to deliver training related to the identification, collection, and preservation of medical forensic evidence obtained during the treatment of victims of sexual and domestic violence. These trainings allow medical professionals to acquire and maintain the knowledge, skills, and competent clinical forensic practice to improve the response to domestic and sexual violence in hospitals, health clinics, and health stations within the Indian health system.
Registration is free to health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. Registrants MUST have previously completed a 40-hour Sexual Assault Examiner course. In some instances, this requirement may be waived upon request, and you may need to register to view full information on their website.