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Prophylactic Management of the Patient Who Discloses Sexual Assault

September 16 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

AFN Webinar

THIS IS A FREE AFN WEBINAR – SEATING IS LIMITED & REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

  • Date: September 16, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)
  • Presenters: Catherine Rossi & Dr. Angelia Trujillo
  • Get More Information Here!
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This webinar is FREE and geared toward forensic nurses, advanced practice providers, and emergency department/healthcare providers.  Join your colleagues as they discuss current treatment modalities and come ready to ask questions you’ve always wanted to be answered!

The effective detection and management of sexually transmitted infections (STI) in our patient populations are integral to health and overall well-being.  Of concern are patients who have experienced sexual assault as they are at particular risk and require STI evaluation immediately following the assault, as well as during the recommended follow up examination.  It is important that caregivers are competent and confident when caring for this vulnerable and complex patient population.

This webinar will provide an overview of the medications typically offered to patients who have experienced sexual assault.   The webinar will focus on building skills to rapidly evaluate and assess the needs of your regional patient population.  The discussion will focus particularly on medication updates for Pregnancy Prophylaxis – such as Ella and Plan B, as well as HIV nPEP (Non-occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis), and the ability to provide a low to no cost 30-day post-exposure regimen to your patients.

Webinar Presenters

CATHERINE H. ROSSICATHERINE H. ROSSI
FNP-BC, RN, MSN, SANE-A, SANE-P, DF-AFN

Catherine Rossi is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for pediatrics, adults, and adolescents. She earned her Associates degree in Nursing Science from Regent’s College, Albany, NY in 2005.  She earned a Masters degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2014.

She practices with and directs the Forensic Nursing Program with the Cone Health System in Central North Carolina which she established and has managed since 1997.  She has been instrumental in the promotion of the field of Forensic Nursing for North Carolina, where she pioneered the use of a unique blended learning educational curriculum to serve the needs of health care providers in rural and urban areas affected by staffing shortages.

 

DR. ANGELIA TRUJILLODR. ANGELIA TRUJILLO
DNP, RN, WHNP-BC, AFN-DF

Dr. Trujillo is an Associate Professor with the University of Alaska Anchorage, School of Nursing.  Dr. Trujillo has worked in the field of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and public health for approximately 17 years.

Angelia obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a focus on Forensic Nursing in 2008 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and also holds a Master’s of Science – Advanced Community Health Nursing from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and a Master’s of Science Nursing as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University.  Dr. Trujillo also serves as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Denali OB-GYN.

She was a forensic nurse examiner for Alaska CARES (2009-2016) – the Anchorage-based child advocacy center working with children who have been physically and sexually abused, and also a program manager and forensic nurse for the Anchorage SART Team (2002-2007).  In addition, Dr. Trujillo is a founding Board Member for the Academy of Forensic Nursing, has presented at the local, state, and national level on issues of interpersonal violence and public health, the principal developer of Alaska Comprehensive Forensic Training Academy, and is a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Forensic Nursing.

 

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