It can be difficult to maintain and practice the specific skills required to remain competent and confident in the role of sexual assault nurse examiner. This webinar will discuss the need for assessing competency, a variety of ways to address or measure competency, and review the process of moving from novice to expert in this specialty role.
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Angelita Olowu, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Forensic Nurse Specialist
Tribal Forensic Healthcare Project
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This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of medical and behavioral health professionals involved in the care of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
This webinar requires a computer with:
Supported Operating Systems:
- Windows: XP (Service Pack 3), Vista, 7, 8, & 10 (32 & 64 bit)
- Mac: OSX 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, and 10.11 (For access to all features, presenters must be on Mac OSX 10.8+)
- Linux: 2.6+ kernel; 64 bit; x86 CPU required
- Internet Explorer: 7+
- Firefox: 31+
- Google Chrome
- Safari: 5.0+
Angelita Olowu, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Forensic Nurse Specialist
Angelita Olowu is a Forensic Nurse Examiner with 10 years of nursing experience. She received her Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training for adults and adolescents in 2010 and received her training for the pediatric population in 2013. She received her certification for SANE-A in 2015 and her SANE-P in 2016. She has since maintained an active role in the field of Forensic Nursing. Within her role as a fulltime forensic nurse at Hillcrest Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Angelita provided education and leadership to the forensic nursing staff. She also provided guidance around her patient population to the Hospital and the community partners. Angelita has a background in Trauma and Emergency nursing. In her role as a forensic nurse she served patients whom have been victimized by sexual assault, domestic and intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, human trafficking, strangulation, physical assaults, and traumas with penetrating injuries. She provides community education and outreach to various entities including schools, colleges and universities, and other health care professionals on prevention and topics related to caring for those who have experienced trauma of personal violence. She has served as a member of a hospital based Domestic Violence Committee, a hospital-based Child Protection Team, and the Cuyahoga County Child Advocacy Center Advisory Committee. She is a member of the International Association of Forensic Nursing, the Emergency Nurses Association, the Cuyahoga County Sexual Assault Response Team, the Civil Rights Task Force, and she serves on a committee with the Collaborative to End Human Trafficking.
Physician Accreditation Statement:
|| In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the International Association of Forensic Nurses. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Accreditation Statement:
The International Association of Forensic Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing Credit Designation:
The International Association of Forensic Nurses designates this live activity for 1.5 Nursing CE Credits.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
|Name of Faculty or Presenter
||Reported Financial Relationship
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CME Method of Participation and Request for Credit:
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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use:
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Association of Forensic Nurses
This activity is funded by Indian Health Service.