Forensic Nursing Network, Inc.
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Forensic Nursing Network is Collaborating with Adult Advocacy Centers in Providing Free Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training!

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Forensic Nursing Network is collaborating with Adult Advocacy Centers in providing free sexual assault nurse examiner training!


Please use the following link to register:

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 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 completion for the course. This course is based on current educational guidelines from the International Association of Forensic Nurses. The certificate of completion 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.

Criteria for awarding nursing credit hours:

  • Commensurate with participation.
  • Completion of evaluation each day
  • RNs will need access to a webcam to verify participation.


There is no conflict of interest for anyone in a position to control content of this activity.

Forensic Nursing Network Inc. is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

Upcoming Dates and Times

All trainings will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. over six days with a 45-minute lunch break each day. Training dates are as follows:

  • Group 1: July 14-15, 21-22 and 29-30
  • Group 2: August 4, 11 and 18 and September 1, 8 and 17
  • Group 3: August 5, 12 and 19 and September 2, 9 and 24
  • Group 4: September 28-30 and October 6-8