Saint Mary’s Sexual Assault referral centre – Forensic and Medical Examinations in Rape and Sexual Assault Course (FMERSA) 2024

Title: Forensic Medical Examinations for Rape and Sexual Assault (FMERSA) 2024
Date: January: 23, 24, 25 March: 12, 13, 14 September: 10, 11, 12 October 15, 16, 17
Venue: University of Manchester Innovation Centre

Students must attend all four blocks

Saint Mary’s SARC are delighted to announce that the FMERSA course will be delivered face to face in 2024. We are still accepting applications for the course. Applications close on 17th November 2023.

Content:

This two-module course presents doctors and nurses with the opportunity to train towards conducting forensic medical examinations of rape and sexual assault victims, under the direction of the UK’s longest established sexual assault referral centre.

The course includes the medical, psychological, social and legal aspects of rape and sexual assault, focusing on the forensic medical examination, the collection of evidence, statement writing and testimony at court. The curriculum covered will help clinicians prepare to take the Membership or the Licentiate exam of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine.

For more information and to book your place on this course please click here

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