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Sexual Assault: Forensic and Clinical Management

A Virtual Practicum™ based on the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations. Provides expert instruction for healthcare professionals who may care for sexual assault patients – and may be called to testify about that care.

Activity Details
Start Date: March 1, 2008
Reviewed: October 1, 2011, October 2014
End Date: October 1, 2017
Description

A Virtual Practicum™ based on the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations. Provides expert instruction for healthcare professionals who may care for sexual assault patients – and may be called to testify about that care.

You may only register for AMA PRA Category 1™ continuing medical education (CME) credit for this DVD virtual practicum if you have already completed the interactive training on the DVD. By registering for credit for this program you are NOT requesting a copy of the DVD be mailed to you.

After you register and pay to claim credit you must complete a course evaluation and a post-test with a score of 80% or better. Once this process is complete you will have immediate access to your online transcript reflecting CME credit. Simply Exit the Activity and click Online Transcript on left menu.

CME fee: $65

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Target Audience

The target audience is physicians, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, registered nurses, midwives, and students in these professions.

Objective

At the end of this continuing education activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and describe the three roles of the sexual assault examiner (patient care, forensics, courtroom testimony) and key determinants of success in each of these roles;
  • Identify and describe applicable forensic procedures, including proper history-taking, observation (including use of special instruments), evidence gathering, documentation, and maintaining the chain of evidence custody;
  • Identify and describe the basic principles of courtroom procedures in the US, emphasizing the neutral role of the sexual assault provider as observer while providing expert and fact witness testimony regarding forensic and clinical findings in sexual assault cases.
Faculty
  • Designed, written, directed, and produced by: Joseph V. Henderson, MD
  • Survivor interviews produced by: Kristina Rose, MS
  • Linda E. Ledray, RN, PhD, FAAN
  • Michael Weaver, MD, FACEP
  • Karen D. Carroll, RN, SANE-A
  • Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APRN-BC, FAAN
  • Roger A. Canaff, JD
  • Kevin G. McMahon, MS
Accreditation

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Information

Completion Certificate
World Systems provides completion certificates http://www.sae.world2systems.com/certificate.php. If you do not receive a completion code after completing the evaluation and practicum please e-mail Joshua.nelson@world2systems.com.

How to Apply for and Receive CME Credit
You may only register for AMA PRA Category 1 (TM) credit for this DVD virtual practicum if you have already completed the interactive training on the DVD. By registering for credit for this program you are NOT requesting a copy of the DVD be mailed to you.

In addition to paying and applying for credit through this web page, you MUST also complete an online evaluation of the virtual practicum DVD to receive credit.

    If you have questions regarding the accreditation of or application process for this CME enduring material please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org.


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