Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Conference

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Conference

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Conference

This conference designed for medical providers including nurses, physicians, social workers, and other health care workers who treat victims of sexual assault as well as law enforcement, community agencies, and advocates.

DATE: Friday, October 4, 2019
TIME: 7:30 AM (Registration) 8:00 AM (Program Start Time) – 4:00 PM (6 Contact Hours)
LOCATION: University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 955 Main Street, Buffalo, New York

SPONSORED BY: Erie County Medical Center & University at Buffalo
COURSE FEE (includes light breakfast and lunch): Early Bird – by September 4, 2019 $50.00; Individual – after September 4, 2019 $65.00; Student – $35.00 (please bring student ID)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 27th, 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to help providers and advocates for victims of sexual assault to maximize their effectiveness in providing care, treatment, and services.

  • Clinical care updates – ECMCC SANE Nurse(s)
  • Sexual assault on college campuses and Title IX – Judith Olin, Esq., UB Law Faculty, Family Violence Clinic
  • Military sexual trauma – Rebecca Welch, LCSW, Veterans’ Administration Hospital
  • Human trafficking – spotting signs in patients – Hon. Amy Martoche, Buffalo City Court, Human Trafficking Intervention HUB Court
  • Managing patient’s psychological and social needs – UB Post Doctoral Student
  • Vicarious trauma and self-care for the SANE practitioner – Ursuline Bankhead, PhD, Veterans’ Administration Hospital
  • Collecting and preserving evidence – Tom Grill, Central Police Services, Crime Lab
  • Forensic photography – Andrew J. Nostrant, Crime Scene Technician, Buffalo Police Department
  • Cybercrimes – Michael Hockwater, Cheektowaga Police/Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Preparing to testify at trial – Erie County District Attorney’s Office: Rosanne Johnson, Esq., Bureau Chief – Sex Crimes, Cathleen Roemer, Esq.; Bethany Solek, Esq., Sex Crimes Prosecutors


  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Physicians
  • Law Enforcement
  • Prosecutors
  • Attorneys and advocates for victims of sexual assault

Continuing education credits available for nurses (6 contact hours) and attorneys (6 CLE credits)

This program qualifies for 6.0 NYS CLE credits in the area of Skills. The law school has a financial hardship policy for qualifying attorneys. For further information on our policy, contact Lisa Mueller, CLE Coordinator at (716) 645-3176.

SPONSORSHIPS: Include recognition at event, on print and electronic media, table at the event, and tickets as follows: $500-Bronze (2 tickets), $1000-Silver (4 tickets), $1500-Gold (6 tickets), $2000-Presenting Sponsor (8 tickets)
Erie County Medical Center Corporation is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For further information about this and other continuing education events, contact Stacy Roeder:

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