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Webinar- Building an Effective Intimate Partner Violence Examiner Program
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This webinar will discuss the initial steps to develop and implement a successful and effective intimate partner violence examiner program.

 Export to Your Calendar 1/27/2020
When: 1:00 PM
Where: At your Computer
Your City
United States
Presenter: Priscilla Simms-Roberson & Christine Foote-Lucero
Contact: Tribal Forensic Healthcare Project


Online registration is available until: 3/19/2020
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Target Audience: 

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.

 

Program Overview: 

 

This webinar will discuss the initial steps to develop and implement a successful and effective intimate partner violence examiner program. The presentation will provide an overview of essential components that should be included in the IPV exam and explanation of assessment methods. Understanding the nature and impact of IPV and strangulation is vital to patient care.  The development and implementation of an IPV examiner program in a community can expand the healthcare and forensic services available to victims of IPV.

 

Technical Requirements: 

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


Supported Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer: 7+
  • Firefox: 31+
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari: 5.0+

Required Plugins:

  • Adobe Flash 11+ 

 

 

Presenter(s):

 

Priscilla M. Simms-Roberson, DNP, APRN, NP-C, SANE-A, Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; SANE Coordinator, Rape Crisis Center, Partnership for Families, Children and Adults

Dr. Simms-Roberson is licensed as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in the state of Tennessee and certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE-A) through the International Association of Forensic Nursing. She received a Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2016 and a Master’s of Science in Nursing at Vanderbilt University in 2006. Dr. Simms-Roberson has worked as an adult nurse practitioner in many different healthcare settings including primary care, community health, home health, forensics, psych, and long term care. While attending Vanderbilt, Dr. Simms-Roberson specialized in forensic nursing and began work as a sexual assault nurse examiner at the Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center in Memphis, TN. Dr. Simms-Roberson completed SANE-A training in 2006 and Intimate Partner Violence Examiner training in 2017. Since 2005, she has been providing forensic medical exams to victims of sexual assault and, more recently, victims of domestic violence. Currently, Dr. Simms-Roberson is teaching in the MSN program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Coordinator at Partnership for Families, Children and Adults in Chattanooga, TN. She recently developed an online Introduction to Forensic Nursing course available as an elective to undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Simms-Roberson has presented at multiple national and international conferences. Her interests lie in projects and research that encourage healthcare quality improvement and the translation of evidence into practice. In 2017, Dr. Simms-Roberson was elected as a Commissioner for the Commission on Forensic Nursing Certification and President of her local Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society chapter. She is also a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, International Association of Forensic Nurses, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, and her local Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) and Domestic Assault Response Team (DART).

      

 

Christine N. Foote-Lucero, MSN, RN, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P

Christine Foote-Lucero has been a licensed Registered Nurse in Colorado for 17 years, with a focus on critical care.  She received a Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Creighton University in 2002 and a Masters of Science in Forensic Nursing in 2019. For the past decade, she has worked as a Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE). She currently manages the FNE team at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) in Aurora, CO where she developed a robust FNE orientation program as well as education and training for on-going FNE performance based competencies, clinical skills exemplars, and high fidelity simulations. She has also created a Strangulation Pathway at UCH that serves as a clinical practice guideline for Emergency Providers.  Her clinical experiences as a forensic nurse have included death investigation and correctional nursing, as well as sexual assault, intimate partner violence, physical assault, strangulation, elder abuse, child abuse, and human trafficking.

She is board certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for Adults, Adolescents, and Pediatrics.  In addition, she is a board certified Emergency Nurse.  She has worked in Professional Nursing Development and is a certified instructor for the Emergency Nurse’s Association, teaching ENPC and TNCC, as well as a guest lecturer for the Denver College of Nursing.  She has presented at both state and national conferences on a variety of forensic and trauma topics. She is a member of International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), local Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART), local Human Trafficking Task Force, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Academy of Forensic Nurses, and the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants. She is also serves as the secretary for the CO State IAFN Chapter and was formerly the Member-At-Large.

Physician Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the International Association of Forensic Nurses. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation:

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.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Priscilla M. Simms-Roberson
Nothing to disclose
Christine N. Foote-Lucero  Nothing to disclose

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

The following PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, MBA, MSN, RN and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

The following International Association of Forensic Nurses planners and managers, Kim Day, RN, FNE A/P, SANE-A, SANE-P and Bonnie Barsa, BS hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months

Nursing CE: 

For any questions relating to Nursing CE , please contact us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org.

CME Method of Participation and Request for Credit:

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During January 27, 2020 , participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity.

How to Obtain your CME Certificate

PIM supports Green CME by offering your Request for Credit online. If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please follow the steps below:

 

1.       Go to CME University at: www.cmeuniversity.com and register or login

2.       Once logged in, click on “Find Post-test/Evaluation by Course” at the top of the page

3.       Type the assigned code in the box, and hit enter

4.       Click on the activity title

5.       Complete the online post test and evaluation and obtain your CME/CEU certificate to download and/or print for your files.

 

Upon completion of the online post test and evaluation form, you will have immediate access to a certificate of attendance to print or save for your files. You can save your certificate by selecting the “Save” option on the print screen. 

  

For any questions relating to CME (physician) certification for this activity, please contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at: inquiries@pimed.com or (303) 799-1930.

 

Media: 

 

Internet Activity

 

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.

 

Disclaimer: 

 

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.