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Web-Based Intimate Partner Violence Examiner Course

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants serving American Indian/Alaska Native patients who have already completed a 40-hour Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Examiner Course are invited to learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have experienced intimate partner violence.

View the training flyer here.  Estimated Time to complete course: 24 hours 

Registration is free to providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual abuse are also eligible to attend at no cost.

This is a 24-hour, self paced online course.  Once it begins, you may view the course at any time of the day or night. 

Additional information, including course objectives, instructors, and continuing education information is available by selecting a course below.

Professional Requirements: You must hold an active, unrestricted license as an RN, Advanced Practice RN, MD, DO, or PA to take this course.  This course is intended for practitioners who will be performing hands-on Medical Forensic Exams.   

System Requirements:  Desktop or Laptop Computer with Adobe Flash enabled and updated. Check your Flash here.   High Speed Internet is highly recommended.  These courses are not optimized for viewing on your Tablet/iPad/Phone. 

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and physicians involved in the treatment and care of patients who have been victims of intimate partner violence. 

This activity is funded by Indian Health Service.

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the International Association of Forensic Nurses.

For questions related to the CME certification of this activity please visit or email

For questions related to Nursing CE’s please email

Registration will begin in August 2020

  • Oct 26 - Dec 7, 2020
  • Jan 25 - Mar 8, 2021
  • Apr 26 - Jun 7, 2021