Oct
29
8:00 AM08:00

Human Trafficking

You are cordially invited!

 

The Texas A&M University, College of Nursing is partnering with The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio to present the Human Trafficking Response: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach Conference, October 29th, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. 

 

Continuing Education:

Nursing: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Continuing nursing education – 8.5 hours.

Medicine: Texas A&M University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Texas A&M University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social work and LPC: Continuing education hours may be available. 

TCOLE hours may also be available. 

 

The conference agenda is attached here. Lunch is provided.

 

Please email Laurie Charles at charles1@tamu.edu with questions.

 

Registration link:  http://tx.ag/102919

 

Please distribute freely.  Thank you and see you there.

 

 

Laurie Charles, MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, CA-CPSANE, CHSE

Clinical Assistant Professor  l  Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing

College of Nursing  l  Texas A&M University

Mail Stop 1359  l  8447 Riverside Parkway

Bryan, Texas 77807-3260

(979) 436-0155 office  l  (210) 391-8186 mobile

(979) 436-0096 fax

charles1@tamu.edu

https://nursing.tamhsc.edu/cefn/

 

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Nov
11
to Nov 15

Pediatric SANE Training Dallas - November 2019

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Course Details

 

When:            Monday, November 11, 2019 through Friday, November 15, 2019

 

Where:           Children’s Medical Center Dallas

                        Bright Building

                        Third Floor in Half Moon

                        1935 Medical District Drive

                        Dallas, TX 75235

 

Time:                         8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day

 

Continuing Education Hours:

 

40 CNE contact hours for successful completion.

All participants must attend all five days to receive certification.

No partial credit will be awarded.

 

Registration Information:

 

Please register here:

 

https://pediatric-sane-course-registration.eventbrite.com

 

·      Space is limited

·      There is no cost for this activity

·      Lunch and light snacks will be provided

·      There is a fee assessed for parking

 

Please contact Sandra Onyi with questions or for registration assistance at 214-456-6919 or Sandra.onyinanya@childrens.com.

 

 

Accreditation: Children’s Health (Children’s Medical Center) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association- Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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Dec
2
to Dec 6

SANE-A Training

Texas Health SANE Program

North Texas

2019 Fall SANE Training:  Adult/adolescent

 

Texas Health SANE Program is hosting a 40-hour Adult/adolescent SANE training in Arlington, TX, 76011 at the Texas Health Corporate Tower December 2 - 6, 2019. You must attend the entire 40 hours to get the final certification of completion for the SANE Adult/adolescent training. There is no charge for this class.

 

Desired learning outcome(s) statement:

The registered nurse will begin to develop the critical thinking skills required to conduct a comprehensive culturally sensitive medical forensic examination, the importance of multidisciplinary teams’ community response throughout the legal process from outcry to prosecution, and how unbiased testimony will improve patient outcomes and community health/safety.

 

At the completion of this activity the SANE RN student will report increased knowledge about the skills required to conduct a comprehensive culturally sensitive medical forensic examination, the importance of the multidisciplinary teams’ community response throughout the legal process, and how unbiased testimony will improve patient outcomes and community health and safety, and will be able to demonstrate the clinical skills of evidence collection using items contained in the sexual assault evidence kit, meeting the standards of the Texas Evidence Collection Protocol as mandated by Government Code 420, Sec. 420.031, and complete a group education project

 

40 CNE contact hours will be provided to the individuals successfully completing the adult-adolescent course.

 

 

In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources 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.

 

Maximum class registration will be 40 RNs and/or APNs.

 

To register please send the following information to the following e-mail address:  THRSANEInformation@texashealth.org

 

  1. Name: _____________________________________________________________

  2. E-mail address (all class notes, and information will be provided by e-mail! Please make sure this is a good e-mail address): _______________________________

  3. Cell Phone Number: __________________________ (will use to text or notify emergencies during the class)

  4. Professional Title (RN, APN, DNP) ______________________________________

  5. Department you work in (ED, ICU, etc.) __________________________________

  6. Employee Agency: ___________________________________________________

  7. Employee City and State: _____________________________________________

 

 

The dates and class room location are as follows for the Adult-adolescent 40 hour didactic:

December 2 - 6, 2019 (Mon – Fri)

Class will begin sharply at 8:00 AM and complete at 5:30 PM each day except for Thursday Dec 5th  which will end at 5:45 PM

 

Class information:

Location: Texas Health Corporate Tower, 612 E. Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX 76011

  • The building is secured and each participate will need to check in with security in the lobby;

  • Information on class room will be provided to those who are registered so you can provide the information to security to be allowed to enter the building.

Hotels: For those coming from outside the DFW Metroplex there are local hotels in the area (76011) within a mile or two of the Texas Health Corporate Tower.

Six Flags is just south and east of the Corporate Tower and you can see the AT&T Stadium across I-30!

Parking: free surface parking

  • Class will begin sharply at 8:00 AM and complete at 5:30 PM each day except for Thursday December 5th which will end at 5:45 PM

  • Tardiness more than 30 min will require making up lost class time

  • The class days are approximately 8 hours with an hour lunch break each day. Some days may end later or earlier than projected

  • Food is allowed in the class but be mindful to keep the area clean

    • Texas Health Corporate campus has a Café in the adjoining Pavilion Building on the first floor; the Café is open in the morning and for lunch

    • Whole Foods and other food options are within walking distance of the Texas Health Corporate campus

    • There are vending machines for soft drinks on the 12th floor of the Texas Health Corporate Tower

    • If you plan to bring your own food be aware there are no refrigerators or microwaves available in the Corporate Tower for public use

  • Dress office casual or scrubs

  • Bring a light jacket or sweater as the room is sometimes cold

  • If you are bringing a lap top, you will need to also bring an extension cord

                                                                                                         

Certification requirements: Texas Office of the Attorney General (TX OAG) CA-SANE (Adult/adolescent): 

Completion of 40 hour SANE training, associated clinical and court observation are required for the TX OAG CA-SANE Certification. See information on OAG SANE certification at:

https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/crime-victims/information-crime-victim-advocates/sexual-assault-prevention-and-crisis-services-sapcs/sexual-assault-nurse-examiner-sane-certification

 

Clinical:

RN SANE trainees may collaborate with the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) members in your community to identify clinical opportunities to complete clinical required for TX OAG SANE Certification. Community collaboration further benefits a victim of sexual assault by community partners working together to provide support for victims of sexual assault.

 

The Texas Health SANE Program leadership looks forward to seeing you in December!!

 

Texas Health SANE Program in care of:

Kathleen (Kat) Gann MSN, RN, CA-SANE, CEN, SANE-A|W.W. Caruth Jr. Foundation Director,

System SANE Program

T682.236.7164 | F682.236.6788

THRSANEInformation@texashealth.org

 

 

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Oct
9
to Oct 11

Adult SA Sim Training

Hi Everyone!

There was a tremendous response for the Adult SA Sim scheduled for September! So, as a result! We have added another class!! The next class is scheduled for October 9-11. Since you are on the waitlist, you get first shot at registering before I open it up to the rest of the state. Here is the link: https://nurs.catalog.instructure.com/courses/asaes-2019-10-09

If are unable to join us in October, another class will be held December 4-6. Registration is not open for that course yet, but will be soon.

Let me know if you have any questions. Hope to see you in October!

Best,

Stacey

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Sep
15
12:00 AM00:00

Sexual Assault Nurse Training Opportunities


Howdy!

 

Texas A&M University College of Nursing Forensic Healthcare program is starting year two of our HRSA grant focused on training RNs and APRNs to be Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) in rural and underserved areas to provide trauma informed care for patients who have been victims of abuse. We will be accepting 30 nurses for year two who need assistance in training for Adult/Adolescent SANE. We will be assisting with travel expenses and meals. We will also be doing reimbursements for anyone wanting to sit for the IAFN SANE-A exam.  Below is the link for anyone who is interested to apply for a spot. We will be choosing 30 people who meet the criteria listed in the link for SANE training and 20 practicing SANEs who would like to sit for the SANE-A. Please feel free to forward this email to whomever may be interested in applying.

 

 The deadline to apply is September 15, 2019.

 

 https://tamuhsc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_doL36JKoiU9LVdP

 

 We are excited to extend this opportunity to any nurse who wants to apply and who meets criteria.

 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

 Thank you and we look forward to working with you!

 

Evonne Garcia, BSN, RN, CA/CP SANE, SANE-A, SANE-P

Program Manager | Forensic Health Care Program
College of Nursing  |  Texas A&M University

Mail Stop 1359 | 8447 Riverside Parkway |  Bryan, TX 77807-3260
ph: 979-436-0186 | fax: 979-436-0098  |  elgarcia@tamu.edu

nursing.tamhsc.edu 

 


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Sep
6
7:00 AM07:00

Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Trafficking Conference

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Speakers Include:

Kirsta Melton, Texas Attorney General’s Office

Alan Schonborn, Texas Governor’s Office

Chuck Paul, Independent Consultant

Laurie Charles, Clinical Assistant Professor,

Texas A&M College of Nursing

George Segura , San Antonio Police Department

Rachel Fischer, Survivor

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Aug
28
9:00 AM09:00

Texas Evidence Collection Protocol and Kit updates and training

You are cordially invited to attend an informational, free webinar on the:

1.     Texas Evidence Collection Protocol updates 2019,

2.    Texas Sexual assault evidence collection kits updates 2019, and

3.    Track Kit online tracking 

 

Two live webinars are scheduled for Tuesday August 20, 2019 from 3:00-4:30 PM, and repeated on Wednesday August 28, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 AM. A recording will be available after August 28, 2019.  It is not necessary to attend both webinars, as the content will be the same.  

 

Speaker: Laurie Charles, Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, College of Nursing.  

Guest Speaker: Rebecca Vieh, Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking Program, DPS Crime Laboratory Services. 

 

Please register at the link below in order to receive the webinar KEY  

Registration Link: https://tamuhsc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2rbYLee5siEsAGV
Please forward to any interested parties.



Thank you!  


Laurie Charles, MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, CA-CPSANE, CHSE 

charles1@tamu.edu 

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Aug
20
3:00 PM15:00

Texas Evidence Collection Protocol and Kit update and training

You are cordially invited to attend an informational, free webinar on the:

1.     Texas Evidence Collection Protocol updates 2019,

2.    Texas Sexual assault evidence collection kits updates 2019, and

3.    Track Kit online tracking 

 

Two live webinars are scheduled for Tuesday August 20, 2019 from 3:00-4:30 PM, and repeated on Wednesday August 28, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 AM. A recording will be available after August 28, 2019.  It is not necessary to attend both webinars, as the content will be the same.  

 

Speaker: Laurie Charles, Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, College of Nursing.  

Guest Speaker: Rebecca Vieh, Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking Program, DPS Crime Laboratory Services. 

 

Please register at the link below in order to receive the webinar KEY  

Registration Link: https://tamuhsc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2rbYLee5siEsAGV
Please forward to any interested parties.



Thank you!  


Laurie Charles, MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, CA-CPSANE, CHSE 

charles1@tamu.edu 

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Jun
12
7:00 AM07:00

Collaborating to address Human Trafficking Conference

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Collaborating to Address Human Trafficking Conference

Abilene, Texas, June 12, 2019 Agenda

 

0700-0745                                                                 Registration

0745-0800           Laurie Charles                    Introductions and welcome

                                                                                          Sexual assault evidence collection kit tracking

0800-0930           Kirsta Melton                      The intersection of pimp culture, pornography, prostitution, &

human trafficking

0930-0945           Break

0945-1115           Dave Klimek                         Federal law enforcement response to human trafficking: Labor

& sex trafficking

1115-1130           Break

1130-1300           Laurie Charles                    Medical response to sex trafficking: Are we missing it?

1300-1345           Lunch                                        Lunches provided

1345-1515           Chuck Paul                             Rescue and restoration: Rescuing trafficking survivors

                                                                                          & the social services response

1515-1530           Break

1530-1630           Rachel Fischer                    Survivor perspective

1630-1745           Tomi Grover                          Child sex trafficking in Texas: Challenges, progress & hope

1745-1800           Laurie Charles                    Evaluation and closing

 

                   

Collaborating to Address Human Trafficking Conference

June 12, 2019 in Abilene, Texas

 

1.     Description: This conference is designed for all professionals who may interact with victims or perpetrators of sex trafficking.  Recommended attendees include: Health care professionals, students, law enforcement, attorneys, social service professionals and advocates.

2.     Learning outcomes:  Attendees who complete this educational activity will be able to:

a.     Examine common indicators of human trafficking.

b.     Correlate the links between trafficking and pornography.

c.     Discuss Texas statutes pertaining to human trafficking.

d.     Summarize local and state trafficking prevention activities.

e.     Predict health care needs of trafficked victims.

f.      Relate interviewing techniques utilized with potential trafficking victims.

g.     Classify “red flag” symptoms that may be consistent with human trafficking.

h.     Prioritize social and safety needs of recently rescued trafficking victims.

i.      Identify trafficker’s methods of power and control over their victims.

3.     Speaker bios:

a.    

Laurie Charles MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, CHSE is Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University in the Forensic Health Care Program. Ms. Charles obtained her Master’s degree in Health Care Management & Leadership in 2015.  She is an emergency department nurse who began her forensic nursing career in a pediatric hospital where she was a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE), and then manager of the forensic nursing program for over 16 years.  In her forensic nursing career, she cared for several thousand patients and oversaw the care of tens of thousands of patients.  Additionally, Ms. Charles was a SANE Trainer for the Texas Attorney General, providing education for registered nurses.  She has extensive sexual assault patient care experience, but her primary expertise is in child physical abuse/neglect, child sexual abuse/assault, and human trafficking.  Her current focus in on outreach, providing education and training for health care professionals. 

b.     Dr. Tomi Grover, PhD joined as the North Texas Regional Administrator of the Child Sex Trafficking Team in August 2018. She holds a PhD in Social Work and Ministry-Based Evangelism. Certified as a law enforcement officer early in her educational career, she is also a TCOLE instructor for advanced human trafficking and missing and exploited children courses. She has spent the last 13 years helping to educate professionals and advocate for trafficking victims.

 

c.

Kirsta Melton, JD is the Deputy Criminal Chief of the Human Trafficking and Transnational/Organized Crime Section of the Office of the Texas Attorney General. From 2000-2014, she prosecuted in the Bexar County District Attorney's Office, combating human trafficking and abuse of children and family violence, and in 2012 helped establish and lead the Bexar County DA's Human Trafficking Unit. Melton also chaired the Alamo Area Coalition against Trafficking for several years. She has trained more than 15,000 people across the state on human trafficking and has testified on multiple occasions before the TX legislature on trafficking-related issues. Melton is also one of the founding members of Truckers Against Trafficking, a nationwide campaign dedicated to educating and mobilizing the trucking industry in the fight against human trafficking.

d.    

Chuck Paul, BCJ is a consultant, trainer, speaker, facilitator, private investigator, and advocate with over ten years of federal service and twelve years of Texas state service. Chuck began his lifetime of service as solider in the United States Army. He is a Desert Storm combat veteran. Chuck’s formal education includes a degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Youth and Human Services Nonprofit Management.

Chuck Paul is familiar with international human trafficking as a former U.S. Customs Officer on the American southwest border. Chuck learned about domestic minor sex trafficking having served twelve years as a Texas Department of Family & Protective Services Special Investigator. In 2016 Chuck was awarded by the Texas Governor for his work in developing the state protocol for response to cases of children running away, or abducted, from foster care. Chuck is considered a leading subject matter expert in areas of domestic minor sex trafficking, commercial exploitation of juveniles, missing children recovery, and advanced child abuse investigations.

In 2016 Chuck Paul left public service to dedicate his time to the fast-growing issues related to Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST).  In addition to providing his clients with training, group presentations, facilitation, consulting and coaching, Chuck also volunteers his time to non-profit organizations that are creating models that will provide comprehensive solutions for survivors of DMST. Chuck is dedicated to increasing public awareness and assisting non-profit, and government, organizations that are beginning to prioritize time and resources in address this rapidly growing issue of modern day slavery.

e.     (photo unavailable) Special Agent David Klimek obtained a B.S. in Psychology (1993) from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland and a M.A. in Human Sciences with a Concentration in Psychology (1997) from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.  SA Klimek has prior experience working at psychiatric hospitals with mentally ill adolescents and adults.  SA Klimek later worked with delinquent youth and dysfunctional families as a Juvenile Counselor/Probation Officer & Assistant Resource Coordinator before joining the FBI.  SA Klimek is currently assigned to the Dallas Division’s Civil Rights Squad working federal Labor Trafficking matters pursuant to FBI Headquarters’ Labor Trafficking Initiative.

f.               As a survivor leader, Rachel Fischer, BSN, RN is a pioneer in the fight against human trafficking. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and specializes in human trafficking research, rescue, and finding missing children. Rachel specializes in adult and pediatric forensic nursing has worked as an emergency department RN since 2012. Rachel began her speaking career in 2013 when she published her autobiography, Taking Back the Pen, and shared her story with various audiences. Rachel collaborates with several anti-trafficking agencies, both statewide and international to combat sex trafficking. Rachel has been to several countries doing research and undercover mission work to collect intelligence from pimps and trafficked victims and has undertaken several rescue operations in retrieval of trafficked victims, many of which have been children locally in Houston.

 

 

 

 

 

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Apr
18
8:00 AM08:00

5th Annual Conference Comprehensive Care of Sexual Assault Patient


Registration fee: 

•RN, LPC, LMFT, and SW - $70 with CNEs/CEUs 

•Law Enforcement (Pending TCOLE), Advocates & Others - $40 

•Deadline to register is April 4th, 2019 

•Complete registration form is required to confirm your seat 

•Free Admission for UTEP Students with ID Registration Information: Name: _____________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ Employment: _______________________________________ Profession: ________________ CEUs _____YES _____ NO Phone: _____________________________________________ E-mail: _____________________________________________ (Required) Send Payment and Mail Registration to: UMC-Trauma SANE Service Attn: Carmen Hernandez 4815 Alameda Ave. El Paso, Texas 79905 (915)521-7556 Email Registration to: carmenhernandez@umcelpaso.org Conference is limited to 200 participants. Advance registration is required to guarantee a seat. Walk-in registrations will depend on availability of space & prior approval. 

Agenda: 

April 18th, 2019 

08:00-0815 Welcome UTEP Cliff Walsh 

0815-0905 “Another Closet” The realities of sexual assault & family violence in the LGBTQ Community Arlows Cruz 

0905-1005 Critical First Steps in Survival 

after a Suffering Trauma Dr. David Jones 

1005-1015 Break 

1015-1145 Medical Indicators of Juvenile 

Sex Trafficking Lora Spiller, MD 

1145-1215 Lunch (provided) 

1215-1345 Trauma Informed & Coping 

Mechanisms for Care Givers Kathy Reyvtak 

1345-1345 Break 

1345-1555 Panel of Experts Arlows Cruz 

Dr. Guillermina Solis 

Kathy Revtak LPC 

Jessica Ugarte, Survivor 

Edna Ortega, CPS 

1555-1655 Adverse Childhood Experiences 

(ACE) Jacob Bidwell, MD 

1655-1700 Inspiration Video Closing and Evaluation 

Location: 

El Paso Community College 

Administrative Services Center, Bldg A. 

9050 Viscount Blvd 

El Paso, TX 79925 

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Apr
10
to Apr 12

SANE training Texas OAG Approved Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Lubbock, Texas Adult / Adolescent


 Texas OAG Approved Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Lubbock, Texas 

Adult / Adolescent: 

April 10th-12th, 18th&19th

Pediatric: 

May 9th&10th, 13th-15th

Cost: $750.00 

What is a SANE?? 

A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is an RN who has received specialized training to provide comprehensive medical forensic care for the patient who has experienced sexual assault or abuse 

CEU's will be awarded To register or need additional information, please contact: Beth Maeker, BSN, RN, CA-CP SANE, SANE-A SANE-ACell: 806.549.0379 

bmaeker_fnswt@yahoo.com 

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Jan
15
1:00 PM13:00

Town Hall Meeting

Texas A&M University, College of Nursing, Forensic Nursing Program is collaborating with the Texas Attorney General's Office to update the Texas Evidence Collection Protocol, which is now in final review.  Our next step is to hold town hall meetings regionally throughout Texas with the goal of receiving stakeholder feedback on the contents of the SAEK and the accompanying paperwork, based on the recent edits to the protocol.

January 15, 2019 1 PM-5 PM

Lubbock

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

3601 4th Street, ACB 240

Lubbock, TX 79430

Link to register:http://nurs.catalog.instructure.com/courses/townhall06

Space is limited. Please only register for and attend one town hall meeting to allow access for others, as many sites have limited space.  Please share with your SART, emergency department and medical director and others who provide care to those who have experienced sexual assault.   If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Charlescharles@tamhsc.edu  or Stacey Mitchellsamitchell@tamhsc.edu

  

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Jan
14
1:00 PM13:00

Town Hall Meeting

Texas A&M University, College of Nursing, Forensic Nursing Program is collaborating with the Texas Attorney General's Office to update the Texas Evidence Collection Protocol, which is now in final review.  Our next step is to hold town hall meetings regionally throughout Texas with the goal of receiving stakeholder feedback on the contents of the SAEK and the accompanying paperwork, based on the recent edits to the protocol.

Please only attend one.

January 14, 2019 1 PM-5 PM

El Paso

Texas Tech University Health Science, 4800 Alberta Ave. Auditorium B on the second floor. 

El Paso, TX 79905

Link to register:http://nurs.catalog.instructure.com/courses/townhall05  

Space is limited. Please only register for and attend one town hall meeting to allow access for others, as many sites have limited space.  Please share with your SART, emergency department and medical director and others who provide care to those who have experienced sexual assault.   If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Charlescharles@tamhsc.edu  or Stacey Mitchellsamitchell@tamhsc.edu

 

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Jan
7
to Jan 8

SANE Coordinators Conference

You are cordially invited to attend the Texas SANE Coordinator’s Forum January 7-8, 2019 at Texas A&M University in Round Rock.  SANE Coordinators and SANE Program Medical Directors are welcome to attend.  The meeting will be held at 3950 N. A.W. Grimes Blvd, Round Rock, 78665 in room S100 from 8:00AM to 5:30PM on Monday and from 8:00AM to 11:30AM on Tuesday.  Since we have a limited time together, and have much to cover, we are ordering in continental breakfasts for both mornings and lunch on January 7, 2018. The $20 charge is to cover continental breakfast and lunch.  There is no promo code.  Registration for the SANE Coordinator’s conference is at no cost to you and your medical director.  Please find the agenda attached here. 

Link to register for SANE Coordinator’s Forum:https://nurs.catalog.instructure.com/courses/tx-sane-20190107

 Topics will include:

  1. Simulation in sexual assault nurse examiner training,

  2. Clinical Learning Resource Center (CLRC) tour,

  3. Legislative update,

  4. Texas certification discussion, and 

  5. Practice-related issues.

Location:  Texas A&M Health Science Center, Round Rock Campus

Address:  3950 North A. W. Grimes Blvd, Round Rock, TX  78665
Map for hotel and local amenities:  https://goo.gl/maps/jQbmpJ9VEXm

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Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meetings

Texas A&M University, College of Nursing, Forensic Nursing Program is collaborating with the Texas Attorney General's Office to update the Texas Evidence Collection Protocol, which is now in final review.  Our next step is to hold town hall meetings regionally throughout Texas with the goal of receiving stakeholder feedback on the contents of the SAEK and the accompanying paperwork, based on the recent edits to the protocol.

Please only attend one.  

January 8, 2019 1 PM-5 PM

Round Rock

Texas A&M Health Science Center - Round Rock Campus

            3950 N. A.W. Grimes Blvd

Round Rock, TX 78665

This is immediately following the SANE Coordinator’s Forum.  If you are unable to attend the Round Rock Town Hall, or you would like to attend a Town Hall in your own region, please register for that Town Hall. 

Link to register:https://nurs.catalog.instructure.com/courses/townhall04  

 Space is limited. Please only register for and attend one town hall meeting to allow access for others, as many sites have limited space.  Please share with your SART, emergency department and medical director and others who provide care to those who have experienced sexual assault.   If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Charlescharles@tamhsc.edu  or Stacey Mitchellsamitchell@tamhsc.edu

 

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Nov
14
to Nov 18

Texas SANE Course

The Texas SANE Education Course-Adult/Adolescent will be held November 14-18, 2018 at the Texas A&M University Round Rock Campus in Round Rock, Texas. The cost is free to Texas RN’s. Participants must be a RN with a minimum of 2 years of experience. This is an in-person course. We will send more information in the confirmation packet. Deadline for registration is October 30.  For questions, anyone may contact me at 979-436-0283.

 

https://nurs.catalog.instructure.com/courses/20181114-tx-sane

 

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Nov
5
8:00 AM08:00

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meetings

Texas A&M University, College of Nursing, Forensic Nursing Program is collaborating with the Texas Attorney General's Office to update the Texas Evidence Collection Protocol, which is now in final review.  Our next step is to hold town hall meetings regionally throughout Texas with the goal of receiving stakeholder feedback on the contents of the SAEK and the accompanying paperwork, based on the recent edits to the protocol.

Please only attend one.

 

Town Hall Meetings will be held:

  1. November 5, 2018 8 AM-12 PM

Edinburg

Estrella’s House (Children’s Advocacy Center of Hidalgo Co.)

525 W. Wisconsin Rd.

Edinburg, TX 78539

Link to register:http://nurs.catalog.instructure.com/courses/townhall02

Space is limited. Please only register for and attend one town hall meeting to allow access for others, as many sites have limited space.  Please share with your SART, emergency department and medical director and others who provide care to those who have experienced sexual assault.   If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Charlescharles@tamhsc.edu  or Stacey Mitchellsamitchell@tamhsc.edu

 

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