Forensic Nursing Network, Inc.
Empowering Nurses

Forensic Nurse Examiner / Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training - Adolescent/Adult: April 2024


Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 8:00am ET - Friday, April 26, 2024 at 5:00pm ET
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This event offers 46.0 contact hours to attendees.


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Forensic Nurse Examiner / Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training - Adolescent/Adult: April 2024

This FREE training is provided by Forensic Nursing Network  

Forensic Nursing Network is a nonprofit corporation. We are experienced forensic nurses with a passion to share our expertise with others and improve the healthcare response to violence through networking, education, and mentoring. Our mission is to strengthen the healthcare response to those impacted by intentional violence in Ohio.

A Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE), also known as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), is a registered nurse who has received specialized training to provide comprehensive care to sexual assault survivors. This care includes a thorough medical forensic assessment, forensic evidence collection and participation as a witness in court proceedings.

Dates and Times:

All trainings will be held virtually from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST over six days with a 45-minute lunch break each day.

Training dates are as follows: April 3-5 & 24-26

 Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Includes

  • 46 nursing contact hours
  • Six days of live online training with statewide and national speakers, including virtual courtroom training.
  • RNs (minimum 2 yrs experience) learn how to provide comprehensive medical/forensic care for patients who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, and other forms of violence.
  • RNs will have a certificate of attendance for the course. This course is based on current educational guidelines from the International Association of Forensic Nurses. The certificate of attendance is a prerequisite to sit for the national certification exam for the Adolescent/Adult Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.



Learner will have improved knowledge of:

  • Working with the sexual assault response team.
  • Obtaining a history from the sexual assault patient.
  • Completing a sexual assault medical forensic examination.
  • Caring for patients from a variety of cultural and social orientations.
  • Working with patients that have experienced traumatic events.
  • The medical forensic care for patients with disabilities.
  • The legal process and court testimony.

46 nursing contact hours are available. Criteria for awarding nursing contact hours:

  • Commensurate with participation.
  • Completion of evaluation each day with attestation of attendance.


Contact Heather Wilde for additional needs or information at 740-766-2708 



Forensic Nursing Network is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.(#4002574)

This project is supported by Grant No. 2022-ST-SAK-904 “SAK Statewide Collaboration with Law Enforcement” awarded by the Office of Criminal Justice Services, Ohio Department of Public Safety. The opinions, findings, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Criminal Justice Services, Ohio Department of Public Safety.

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Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 8:00am ET