March 20, 2020
Service Animals and the Medical Forensic Exam
When a survivor of sexual assault presents to a healthcare facility for a medical forensic exam, and has a service animal - are you prepared to provide care to that patient? This webinar will; 1. Increase familiarity with survivors with disabilities and their use of service animals. 2. Analyze the legal rights of service animal handlers 3. Consider the complexities of working with survivors who have service animals 4. Outline some adaptations that might be helpful to employ in the exam process.
April 27, 2020
Support Animals and Service Animals are different?
Therapy and emotional support animals are different from service animals. There are differences in the roles they perform and the legal protections that are in place. How can you tell the difference? What impact can this have on the survivor? What policies should your program have in place to address both types of animals?
May 8, 2020
Interpreting Toxicology and Alcohol/Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault
Forensic Nurse Examiners (FNEs)/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) receive general training on the basics of toxicology testing, but often lack understanding of the physiology of intoxication, the absorption, distribution, and excretion of alcohol and drugs from the body, the effects of proper education delivered to patients, and the associated costs to conduct toxicology testing. Join us for a 90-minute webinar to learn more!.
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