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Mock Testimony Simulation

Course Description
This simulation course provides Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) with education regarding criminal courtroom testimony. This course meets the courtroom observation requirements for the Texas SANE certification.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon completion of this educational activity, the nurse will indicate an increase in knowledge and confidence in providing expert testimony in a courtroom setting.
Content Warning
The content in this course necessarily discusses the sexual assault of people, which may be emotionally and intellectually challenging. We do our best to make this course a space where we can engage bravely, empathetically, and thoughtfully with difficult content. This course includes realistic portrayals of patients that have experienced sexual assault and may be triggering for some.
2024 Date(s)
Session 1
02/16
Enrollment Cap
20 learners
Nursing Professional Development 
21 hours awarded upon completion.
Alternate Continuing Education
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Course Price
Non-Texas Resident Texas Resident HRSA Grantee IHS Participant
$425 $35 $25 $0 

Non-Texas Resident: Health care professionals who do not reside or work in a Texas health care facility.

Texas Resident: Health care professionals who reside or work in a Texas health care facility. Proof of Texas residence or Texas employment will be required to register. 

HRSA Grantee: Health care professional who has submitted an application for the HRSA Grantee program and has been approved. 

IHS Participant: Attending on behalf of Indian Health Service (IHS).

Delivery Modality
This simulation contains required online asynchronous course content (available via https://tamu.instructure.com). Course content is made available 3-4 weeks prior to the in-person simulation date and must be completed before attending the in-person simulation. More information will be provided upon registration.

Brazos County Courthouse
300 E. 26th Street
Bryan, TX 77803
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/TfyJu4GS9bcSyXNd7
Prerequisite
Learners must have completed a SANE Adult/Adolescent Education course prior to enrolling in this course.

Adult SANE cannot be taken at the same time as Mock Testimony.

Anyone enrolled without meeting the prerequisite requirement will be removed from the course and no refund provided.
Disclaimer

Residency will be verified. Any Texas resident who pays the HRSA Grantee fee will be removed from the course until the Texas residency fee is paid. Any non-Texas resident who pays the Texas resident fee will be removed from the course until the out of state residency fee is paid. No refunds will be offered. See price disclaimer below for more information.

The education is supported by the Texas Attorney General (OAG) under grant #2094878-01, entitled Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program, totaling $500,000 for Texas residents and those who are employed in Texas health care facilities.

The education is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant # T96HP32499 entitled, Advanced Nurse Education-Sexual Nurse Assault Examiner Program, totaling $1,479,977 with zero percent financed with non-governmental sources.

Cancellation, Refunds, and Transfers

Cancellation of Course

In the event Texas A&M University cancels a course, or there is a weather or disaster event, a full refund will be provided to all learners.

Refunds

If the refund request is received more than 14 days before the scheduled course/simulation, the participant will receive a 50% refund of their fees.

Refunds will not be issued if the request is received less than 14 days before the scheduled course/simulation.

Transfers – No Refund

If learners are unable to complete or attend a course, registration will be allowed to be transferred, one (1) time as a courtesy to the same course at a future date. To request transfer to a future instance of the same course, please email Texas A&M Health Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing at forensicnursing@tamu.edu no later than 14 days prior to the start time of the originally scheduled course. Afterwards, no transfers will be made. Emergencies will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

Hotel Accommodations

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Accreditation Statement(s)

Nursing
Texas A&M University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Medicine
Texas A&M University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Participants must attend the entire event and/or fully participate in the course to receive continuing education credit.