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Recognising and Responding to Sexual Violence in Adults (Program) – Nurse & Doctor Intakes

Date: 10-10-2022 12:00:00

When Various dates in 2022
Where Blended learning – Zoom and self-directed
Cost There is no charge for nurses, midwives or doctors undertaking the training

This three-unit program addresses a known gap in medical training on sexual violence. The curriculum has been developed by forensic clinicians and nurses from Monash University and the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Practitioners can do one, two or all three units depending on their existing knowledge and practice reach. The units are delivered over a six-week period (a total of six hours) through interactive content and two one-hour Zoom workshops with expert practitioners.


Unit 1 – Sexual Violence: Drivers and Impacts

Doctor Intakes commencing:  23 May / 20 June

Nurse Intakes commencing:  09 May / 04 July


Unit 2 – Responding to Sexual Violence in Adults

Doctor Intakes commencing:  30 May / 25 July / 15 August

Nurse Intakes commencing:  16 May / 11 July / 29 August


Unit 3 – Responding to Sexual Violence in At-Risk Patients

Doctor Intakes commencing: 1 August  / 19 September / 10 October

Nurse Intakes commencing:  18 July / 5 September / 17 October


All three units are accredited or endorsed for CPD by the RACGP; the Australian College of Emergency Medicine, the College of Rural and Remote Medicine and the Australian College of Nursing. The curriculum was developed with input from practitioners in remote practice as well as urban settings.


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