CPR Directors Slated for Five Presentations at IAFN Conference This Week

This week, Clinical Practice Resources Director, Richard Claflin, and Executive Director, Isle Polonko, as well as Samm Maloney, Curriculum Development Director, will present 5 different workshops on use of GTA and MUTA methodology in sexual assault forensic evidence training for SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) and SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner) programming. The IAFN, International […]

News Article by Clinical Practice Resources GTA, Alithea Howes

Gynecologic Teaching Associates (GTAs) come from all walks of life. They are artists, actors, musicians, social workers, teachers, medical professionals, fire eaters, …yes I said fire eaters!..), and everything in between.  So, literally, all walks of life.  They bring their personalities to the work as well as their dedication and their talent.  One such talented […]

Jaideep S. Talwalkar

“Clinical Practice Resources was a pleasure to work with. Their team was experienced, professional, and collaborative, eagerly partnering with us to teach concepts that fit the learning needs of our students. They led engaging and informative sessions that reinforced the principles of patient-centered care we teach throughout the clinical skills course.” Jaideep S. Talwalkar, MD […]

First Ever SANE and Forensic GTA Program in Brazil

About two months ago, my friend and colleague, SANE course director and Monmouth University Adjunct Professor, Eileen Allen told me that she was flying to Aracaju, Brazil to be a guest speaker at a conference and while she was there, she was going to found the first ever sexual assault nurse examiner program in the […]

First Ever Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program and Forensic GTA Program in Brazil

GTA work has been utilized in Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training for many years to instruct and review the components of the pelvic examination necessary to complete the sexual assault forensic evidence collection kit on a sexual assault survivor. However, in the past several years, the specialized skills of GTAs have been utilized in […]

Columbia University Monthly Diversity Meeting

Every once in a while, professional partnerships are formed that transcend moves, changes in positions and university placements. One such partnership exists between CPR Director, Isle Polonko and Dr. Kellie Bryant, Executive Director of Simulation and Assistant Professor at Columbia School of Nursing. Dr. Bryant’s talent and ingenuity has always lead to creative programming and […]

New Forensic GTA Program at Crisis Services of North Alabama

The utilization of GTAs in Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programming is a collaboration that improves quality of care for sexual assault trauma survivors by improving training outcomes for attendees. For many years, GTAs have provided instruction and/or review of pelvic exam techniques during didactic components of SANE training. Recently, over the course of the […]

OHSU’s New GTA & MUTA Program

Last year, a contact was made by CPR’s managing director, Richard Claflin, with Tru Chatelain at OHSU, Oregon Health and Science University in Portland Oregan. OHSU was interested in moving their GTA/MUTA program to an independent instruction model, the gold standard of GTA/MUTA methodology. It took many months but the training began with 7 exceptional […]

CPR’s Managing Director, Richard Claflin’s, new publication finds the heart of the issue

I have just returned from a trip out west and as I catch up on work for this thriving company, I opened a link from our Managing Director, Richard Claflin.  I was blown away by the exceptional article he wrote for Education Update, online.  As Richard shared his story about his journey into this unusual […]

CPR and Accepted Abstracts for ASPE

Clinical Practice Resources just got word that all 3 submitted abstracts for the 2018 Association for Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) conference were accepted.  In the past, Isle Polonko, director at CPR, has been the leader in GTA content at the conference presenting as many as 11 presentations. This year, Richard Claflin, Managing Director at CPR, […]