General Information: This 40-hour training, with curriculum approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing, has been specifically designed for Registered Nurses (RNs) interested in becoming Forensic Nurse Examiners (FNEs) specializing in Adult/Adolescent patients aged 13 and up. Those who wish to practice as FNEs in Maryland must be RNs with at least 18 months experience and attend the entire seminar to be eligible for Maryland certification. FNE-A Certification requires an additional 40-hour clinical component beyond this 40-hour classroom training. Please visit the Maryland Board of Nursing's website for full details on requirements to become a certified FNE in Maryland. View the flyer for all 2013 dates and locations.
Location: Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD
Dates: July 30, August 6, 13, 20 & 27 (consecutive Tuesdays)
Times: 8:00am or 9:00am to 4:00pm or 5:00pm each day
Costs: $350 for Maryland State residents; $450 for out-of-state residents. Fees include all textbooks.
Additional Information: This training is coordinated by the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) with funding from the Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP), and will be presented by expert instructors who meet Board of Nursing RN-FNE Educator requirements. The training is hosted by Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Breakfast will be provided each day.