Medical Forensic Exam Training

From Aug 22 2024 9:00 am until Aug 22 2024 1:00 pm
At Webinar

Webinar Only -Recording available to all registrants 


This 4-hour course will be an overview of the medical forensic sexual assault exam. The presentation covers the legal considerations, evidence collection, packing the sexual assault kit, documentation, injury identification, reporting to law enforcement, restricted and unrestricted kit storage, prophylaxis medications and tips for taking a medicolegal history from the patient. The presentation is designed to increase nurses’ confidence and competence when conducting medical forensic exams and to improve the quality of care for patients that have experienced sexual violence.

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe Trauma Informed Patient Care and interviewing techniques. 

2. List the types and techniques for collecting and packaging evidence.

3. Describe genital anatomy and identification of injuries related to sexual assault.

4. Discuss STI and pregnancy prophylaxis following sexual assault.

5. Describe options for reporting a sexual assault to law enforcement.

Who Should Attend: Registered Nurses and Advanced Practice providers

Instructors:  Linda Walther, Clinical Coordinator for the Statewide Medical Forensic Policy Program

ContinuingEducation:  Contact Hours 4.0

This workshop is designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the MN Board of Nursing.  It is the responsibility of the nurse to determine whether these activities meet the current criteria for continuing education.

Registration Fees

Medi-Sota Members: FREE

Non-Medi-Sota Members: $50 per person

Prior to the program, you will receive an email with any additional course information. Registration Deadline: August 21st, 2024 by 5pm this ensures all registrants will receive course information & any materials in a timely manner.

Cancellations must be made no later than 10 business days prior to the start of the course. The full course fee will be charged if cancellation is made in less than 10 business days. Full refunds will be given for all classes cancelled by Medi-Sota. Registration is transferable to another person.

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Contact Information


1280 Locust Street, Suite 16
Dawson, MN 56232

(320) 769-2269