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Forensic and Medical Examination for Rape and Sexual Assault Course

This two-module course presents Doctors and Nurses with the opportunity to train towards conducting forensic examinations of rape and sexual assault victims, under the direction of the UK’s longest established sexual assault referral centre and largest single-site university. The course includes the medical, psychological, social and legal aspects of rape and sexual assault focussing on the forensic examination, the collection of evidence, and testimony at court. All sessions are presented by expert practitioners in their fields.   Each module is split into two blocks, of three days each: Module One - 29-31 Jan and 4-6 Mar 2008 Module Two - 9-11 Sep and 14-16 Oct 2008. More information about the course can also be found by clicking on this link :- http://fflm.ac.uk/accreditation/externaldiplomas/ Applications must be received at St. Mary's Centre by Friday 7th December 2007.