Educational Opportunities


Wisconsin Forensic Nurse Education: Adult/Adolescent 40 Hour Seminar Dates Announced!

Save the date for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner – Adult/Adolescent Class, held virtually, over two weeks.  The dates are as follows:

Monday February 22, 2021

Tuesday February 23, 2021

Wednesday February 24, 2021

Thursday March 4, 2021

Friday March 5, 2021.

Course information, agenda, CEU information and registration information will be shared in a couple weeks!

WI-CAN Educational Series                                               


The Wisconsin Child Abuse Network (WI CAN) Educational Series consists of statewide, web-based lectures and case-based discussions on various topics related to child maltreatment delivered and led by subject matter experts.  The target audience consists of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, other allied health professionals, law enforcement officials, social workers and attorneys.  The goal of the educational series is to improve the recognition of child maltreatment and management of cases when child maltreatment is a concern.

Learning Objectives

  • Improve detection of child maltreatment.
  • Understand the health care provider’s role in reporting and evaluating children suspected of being maltreated.
  • Appropriately consider other conditions that could be mistaken for child maltreatment.

Activity Director
Lynn K. Sheets, MD, FAAP
Child Abuse Pediatrician, Medical Director, Child Advocacy and Protection Services
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Section Chief, Child Advocacy and Protection

Nurses who successfully complete each monthly activity will receive 1.0 nursing contact hours.  Nurses who successfully complete each quarterly activity will receive 2.0 nursing contact hours

Midwest CAC

Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Centers offer courses that are designed for members of the multidisciplinary team that are affiliated with children’s advocacy centers. Any of our SANE nurses that are affiliated with a child advocacy center are welcome to take advantage of the offerings. Most are free and have CMEs available.


Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative offers SANE educational courses, as well as a round table discussion/support group for SANE programs. RWHC also offers many other courses in nursing, leadership, quality, and human resources. For a full listing of their classes click here  or contact their Education Coordinator, Carrie Ballweg, or call 608-643-2343