E-Learning

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Description

Pediatric Sexual Assault is an accredited, self-paced online training program that teaches medical residents, (forensic) nursing students and other relevant healthcare professionals the language of evidence-based evaluative methods used when caring for the pediatric sexual assault patient. This module presents a selection of interactive pediatric peer-reviewed cases with a concise history and photographic representation. The learner can confirm their knowledge of anatomical landmarks, injury identification, evidence collection and treatment protocols. 


Developers

Diana Faugno, MSN, RN, CPN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAFS, DF-IAFN, DF-AFN

Stacey A Mitchell, DNP, MBA, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P

Rachell Ekroos, PhD, APRN-BC, AFN-BC

Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APN, FNP-BC, DF-IAFN, FAAFS, FAAN


Reviewer

 Joyce Adams, MD 


Continuing Education Credits

10 ANCC credits

10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


Key Topics

  • Context & Conduct of the Examination

  • Examination Positions

  • Examination Techniques

  • Key Anatomic Findings

  • Interpretation of Findings

  • Discharge Planning

  • 10 Interactive Cases

  • CE Assessment


Pricing & Discounts

Regular Price: $115

AFN Member Price (with discount code): $92

Discount Code: AFN-PSANE

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Description

Medical Evaluation of Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuse is an accredited, self-paced online training program developed by internationally recognized experts. This innovative program provides a comprehensive, evidence-based educational experience, and is considered the new gold standard in child abuse education. It is written for an international health professional audience working in low, medium and high resource settings who seek to understand and apply the multifaceted knowledge required to serve victims of abuse. 


Developers

Nancy Kellogg, MD

Joyce Adams, MD

Jordan Greenbaum, MD

 

Continuing Education Credits 

20 ANCC credits

20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


Key Topics

  • Trauma Informed Care

  • Cultural Considerations in Recognizing and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse

  • Clinical Presentations

  • Medical History

  • Physical Examination

  • Forensic Evidence

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • Interpretation of Findings


Additional benefits:

Includes an Abridged one-hour version

Continuously updated

“Challenging Cases” (reviewed by experts) will be added regularly


Pricing & Discounts

Regular Price: $250

AFN Member Price (with discount code): $235

Discount Code: AFN-MEDEVAL

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Description

Human Trafficking /Child Sex Trafficking is an accredited, self-paced online training program developed by a child abuse physician and an emergency physician in cooperation with ICMEC, the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children.   


Authors

Jordan Greenbaum, MD

Kirsten Bechtel, MD​


Reviewer
Joyce Adams, MD


Continuing Education Credits

10 ANCC credits

10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


Key Topics

  • Introduction to Human Trafficking/Child Sex Trafficking (CST).

  • Learn how to recognize victims of CST.

  • Learn how to respond to victims of CST.

  • Learn how to use a trauma-informed approach to CST.


Pricing & Discounts

Regular Price: $115

AFN Member Price (with use of discount code): $110

Enter AFN Member Discount Code: AFNMEMBER

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Description

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 40.9 hours


This course provides learners with the necessary knowledge and resources to develop a clinical knowledge base when caring for patients of sexual violence. The goal of this course is to provide affordable, comprehensive basic SAFE Adult/Adolescent education using pedagogical science to thread nursing philosophies, theory, concepts, practice frameworks, scope and standards of practice through forensic nursing educational opportunities. The course contains 14 modules which follow the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) Educational Guidelines for didactic course work in Adolescent/Adult SANE and features subject matter experts from around the United States. In accordance with IAFN guidelines, participants have 12 weeks to complete the program.

This course satisfies the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) requirement for 40 hours of didactic coursework as one component of completing the SANE-A certification. The course provides a solid foundation for medical professionals to begin practicing as a SAFE or SANE, under the guidance of a qualified preceptor. Learners will be able to gather and utilize available research and best practices surrounding the medical forensic examination for patients affected by sexual assault.


What’s in it for me?
This course satisfies the international Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) requirement for 40 hours of didactic coursework as one component of completing the SANE-A certification. The course provides a solid foundation for medical professionals to begin practicing as a SAFE or SANE, under the guidance of a qualified preceptor. Learners will be able to gather and utilize available research and best practices surrounding the medical forensic examination for patients affected by sexual assault.

Program Outline:
Pre-Assessment


Module 1: Overview of Forensic Nursing and Sexual Violence (5.4 CNE*)
Module 2: Victim Responses and Crisis Intervention (1.7 CNE*)
o    Responses and Neurophysiology of Trauma
Module 3: Collaborating with Community Agencies (3.1 CNE*)
Module 4: Medical Forensic Examination: History Taking (2.3 CNE*)
Module 5: Observing and Assessing Physical Examination Findings (7.0 CNE*)
Module 6: Medical Forensic Evaluation Specimen Collection (3.8 CNE*)
o    Sexual Assault examination of the patient (victim and suspect)
Module 7: Vulnerable Populations (5.1 CNE*)
o    Sexual Assault of Older Persons
o    Communicating with Patients with Disabilities Experiencing Sexual Assault
o    Male Sexual Assault
o    Patients Unable to Consent-Incapacitation
o    Sexual Assault of LGBTQ Patients
Module 8: Medical Forensic Evaluation Photography (1.6 CNE*)
Module 9: Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing & Prophylaxis (0.8 CNE*)
Module 10: Pregnancy Testing and Prophylaxis (0.5 CNE*)
Module 11: Medical Forensic Evaluation Documentation (1.2 CNE*)
Module 12: Discharge and Follow-up Planning (0.5 CNE*)
Module 13: Legal Considerations and Judicial Proceedings (2.7 CNE*)
Module 14: A Complete Medical Forensic Exam (1.7 CNE*)
Post-Assessment


Authors and Contributors
Barbra Bachmeier, JD, MSN, APRN, NP-C, DF-AFN, FAEN

Ms. Bachmeier is a nurse practitioner and forensic nurse examiner at IU Health-Methodist Hospital and a solo attorney at Guardian Ad Litem and Guardianship Practice in Indianapolis, IN. She completed her clinical ethics fellowship in 2013 at Charles W. Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics-IU Health. Her nursing career began in 1982 as a licensed practical nurse at Trinity Medical Center in Minot, ND. From there, she has worked as a staff nurse, nurse practitioner, and forensic nurse examiner with several positions being held in the emergency medicine department. In 2015, she received the National ENA Nursing Practice and Professionalism Award from the National Emergency Nurses Association. She also is retired from the US Military with 29 years of service.


Course Editors:
Diana K. Faugno, MSN, RN, CPN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAFS, DF-IAFN, DF-AFN

Ms. Faugno is a leader in forensic nursing of sexual assault across the lifespan. As leader, she has served on a variety of boards, currently serving as the President of the Academy of Nursing and Treasurer and Founding Director of End Violence Against Women International. She is a prolific author, co-authoring the landmark Color Atlas of Sexual Assault (1997), and guiding the forensic nursing practices in assessment of children and adults alike with the latest being Child Sexual Abuse Assessment (STM, 2019). She lectures widely to interprofessional and multidisciplinary teams nationally and internationally on a variety of topics relating to sexual assault, injury assessment, and strangulation. As such, her multiple awards for vision (Virginia Lynch Award) and achievement span decades and include Fellow status from the American Academy of Forensic Science, Fellow from the Academy of Forensic Nursing, and Distinguished Fellow from the International Association of Forensic Nursing.


Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, ARNP, APN, FNP-BC, DF-IAFN, FAAFS, FAFN, FAAN
Dr. Speck is a Professor and Coordinator of the Advanced Forensic Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing. She is internationally recognized as a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and expert in advanced forensic nursing care of patients experiencing an intersection with the legal system. She consults globally with governments, universities, institutions, and Non-Governmental Organizations to evaluate and implement infrastructure change in response to victims of violence. As a forensic nursing practice expert and active researcher, she develops policy, evaluates programs and builds nursing workforce capacity through publication, education, and violence prevention initiatives. She held a number of offices in organizations, noteworthy was President of the International Association of Forensic Nurses (2003-2004), Chair, American Public Health Association%rsquo;s Family Violence Prevention Forum/Caucus (2011-2013). She is the recipient of over 25 awards, including: Fellow American Academy of Forensic Sciences (2008), Distinguished Fellow, International Association of Forensic Nurses (2001) and Academy of Forensic Nursing (2018), and Fellow, American Academy of Nurses (2002). She is the recipient of over 25 awards and received the Lifetime Professional Impact Award from End Violence Against Women International in 2017.

 

Price

$300.00

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