06 Apr NYS DOH Approved 40-Hour SAFE Certification Course
This course prepares physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and nurse-midwives to provide comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and evidence collection for survivors of sexual violence.
At Online and in-person
$475 – $675
Presented by the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault / Noris Alexa DeJesus Petrone, Noris@svfreenyc.org
This comprehensive, 40-hour SAFE certification course called, "The Assessment and Evaluation of Adult/Adolescent Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence", trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate and prompt care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation. Upon completion of all course requirements, course participants will be able to use the Certificate of Completion in order to be certified as a SAFE with the NYS Department of Health.
Who Should Take This Course
The course prepares physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and nurse-midwives to provide comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and evidence collection for survivors of sexual violence.
The objectives of this course address the development of skillful assessment techniques, thorough understanding of the dynamics of rape and intimate partner violence, and the mechanics of injury which provide a solid foundation for working with survivors. This course combines the knowledge and expertise of a nationally recognized faculty with a variety of educational methods to give participants the maximum opportunity for professional growth in this advanced practice role. In addition, this course will combine online instruction with a clinical session.
- May 9, 2022: Day 1 of Virtual Classroom training 9:00am – 6:30pm
- May 10, 2022: Day 2 of Virtual Classroom Training 9:00am – 6:30pm
- May 11, 2022: Day 3 of Virtual Classroom Training 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
- May 27, 2022: In-Person Clinical Training Day, hours dependent upon modules needed: Location: Albert Einstein Hospital 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461
Please note that in addition to classroom training, participants are required to complete online work to receive a certificate of completion. Online work is reviewed and certified by SAFETI staff for accuracy and competency.
*Continuing Nursing Education Credits have been applied for through the International Association of Forensic Nurses, an accredited Approver of continuing nursing education through the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.*
Zoom information will be sent out before the trainings.
If you have any questions, please contact Noris Alexa DeJesus Petrone at Noris@svfreenyc.org