Upcoming Events

Sexual Assault Examiner: Adult/Adolescent Case Review

Forensic nurses provide specialized care for the patient who is presenting for health care related to known or suspected sexual violence. A variety of case studies of patients will be utilized for this webinar. Presenting signs and symptoms, patient and caregiver histories, and clinical evaluation will be included and discussed.

Pediatric Clinical Skills Training
PSAE - Clinical

Training dates are available from June 2015 - March 2016.

Eligiblity: This free 3-day hands-on clinical skills training opportunity is intended for RNs, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, and  Physicians caring for American Indian/Alaska Native patients who have already completed a 40 hour Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner classroom course.

Registration: As this is a one-on-one, hands-on training opportunity, only 30 slots are available.  We are offering this training at two sites: Our Kids in Nashville, TN or Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, TX.

After you register and we confirm your eligibility, we will contact you to schedule a date. Participants will be scheduled on a first-come,
first serve basis, based upon the date and time you register for this training on the Tribal Forensic Healthcare website.

No additional courses will be offered between now and March 17, 2016.
SAE Training

No additional courses will be offered between now and March 17, 2016.  Check back in April 2016 for more information.


October 6, 2014

Forensic equipment is available to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian healthcare facilities at no cost from the Indian Health Service. Forensic equipment consists of a high-quality digital camera, a laptop installed with Second Opinion software, a tripod, camera lenses, and other accessories housed in a durable storage case. Colposcopes are also available. To receive equipment, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TGYMNSN and complete the form.

October 5, 2015

The Office for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce the availability of Professional Development Scholarships to those attending Indian Health Service’s (IHS) Sexual Assault Examiner Classroom Trainings and Clinical Skills Trainings. The program provides up to $1,000 for individuals seeking continuing education opportunities. The scholarship program is administered by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC). https://www.ovcttac.gov/views/HowWeCanHelp/dspPDscholarship.cfm

May 10, 2013

For recorded sessions on how to install your forensic equipment and basic tips for using the digital camera and colposcope, visit Second Opinion’s File Sharing Portal at: https://files.secondopinion.net/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6f62889c666eb96f97

May 1, 2013