FCASV 40 hour SANE training in Bradenton, FL, October 6-10th.
Lead by trainer and content consultant Kimberly Womack, DHSc, MSN, ARNP-C, CEN, SANE-A, this 40-hour training provides medical professionals with increased knowledge of sexual assault and the forensic medical exam process as well as practical skills necessary to perform the exam.
The training is geared toward medical professionals: ARNPs, RNs, and physicians. The training will also be valuable to prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and crime lab analysts.
Training topic highlights:
Sexual Assault Response Team Roles
Taking the Medical Forensic History
Head to Toe Assessment/Forensic Documentation
Evidence Collection and Treatment
Court Room Preparation and Testimony
The training cost is $250 for the full week or $50 per day for individuals.
Full tuition scholarships are available to communities within the state of Florida that send a complete Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) consisting of a nurse/physician, a law enforcement officer, a certified rape crisis program victim advocate, and a prosecutor. Law enforcement officers can attend the training for free. Scholarships for individual prosecutors are available through the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association (FPAA).
For information and applications for SART scholarships, please contact Micheala Denny at the FCASV (850) 297-2000. Prosecutors interested in the FPAA scholarship should contact their office directly at (850) 488-3070.