No SANE in sight: An introduction to a training for ALL healthcare providers on caring for the sexually assaulted patient
This webinar will be presented by Angelita Olowu, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Angelita Olowu is a Forensic Nurse with 12 years of nursing experience. She holds dual certifications as a SANE-A and a SANE-P. Currently, Angelita is a Forensic Nursing Specialist at the International Association of Forensic Nurses. In this role
she serves as a content expert, provides technical assistance on the recommendations within both the National Adolescent/Adult and Pediatric SAFE Protocols. In addition, Angelita teaches Indian Health Service and IAFN Adolescent/Adult and Pediatric
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner didactic and clinical education. In her previous role as a fulltime forensic nurse at Hillcrest Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Angelita provided education and leadership to the forensic nursing staff. She also provided
guidance around her patient population to the Hospital and the community partners. Angelita has a background in Trauma and Emergency nursing. In her role as a forensic nurse she served patients whom have been victimized by sexual assault, domestic
and intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, human trafficking, strangulation, physical assaults, and traumas with penetrating injuries. She provides community education and outreach to various entities including schools,
colleges and universities, and other health care professionals on prevention and topics related to caring for those who have experienced trauma of personal violence. She has served as a member of a hospital based Domestic Violence Committee, a hospital-based
Child Protection Team, and the Cuyahoga County Child Advocacy Center Advisory Committee. She is a member of the International Association of Forensic Nursing, the Emergency Nurses Association, the Cuyahoga County Sexual Assault Response Team, the
Civil Rights Task Force, and she serves on a committee with the Collaborative to End Human Trafficking and a chair for the Integrating Culture Committee with the Canopy Child Advocacy Center.
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