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St Mary's SARC: An Introduction to the Forensic and Medical Aspects of Sexual Assault Examinations (Adult) and the Role of the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

This induction programme offers an overview of the issues and procedures involved in the provision of services in relation to sexual offences. The course is aimed at Sexual Offences Forensic Physicians, General Forensic Physicians, Forensic Nurse Examiners, Police Officers and those working within or towards establishing a Sexual Assault Referral Centre. The course will cover: Overview of the SARC and its services Forensic examination of an adult Anatomy and dermatological conditions The CPS and the Sexual Offences Act Understanding male rape Consent and capacity Psychological impact Police investigation and the national picture Swab taking and injuries Psychological impact, aftercare and counselling STIs and PEP Quality standards Risk assessment Independent Sexual Violence Advisors Forensic science Emergency contraception Statement writing Court room skills Photo documentation and use of the colposcope Quality standards Course fees: £300.00 - for the two days £250.00 - Early Bird booking by July 15th 2013 £500.00 - Booking of both the adult and children's Introductory Course at the same time For further information and to book a place, please contact Charlotte Batra tel: 0161 701 2322 email: charlotte.batra@cmft.nhs.uk