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St Mary's SARC: Forensic & Medical Examination for Rape and Sexual Assault (FMERSA) 2010

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. The curriculum covered will help clinicians prepare to take the membership exam for the FFLM and also the upcoming competency based Diploma FCASA. This Dip FCASA will be held at the Apothecaries. The Department of Health is aiming for all clinicians in this line of work to have at least the Dip FCASA qualification. St. Mary’s FMERSA Course covers the syllabus for this and will provide an excellent study resource. Module One: 2 - 4 February and 2 - 4 March 2010 Module Two: 7 - 9 September and 12 - 14 October 2010 FMERSA 2010 details FMERSA Application form For further information and to book a place, please complete the booking form and email to louisegoodwin1@cmft.nhs.uk (0161 276 6434) For information on all St. Mary's Centre courses, please visit www.stmaryscentre.org