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A Review of Clinical Safe Spaces for Sexual Assault Patients


Published Date: 04/17/2023

Expiration Date: 11/13/2025

CE Credit: CME:0.75


This presentation will describe what trauma informed care is and its importance, and will discuss how to create safe spaces for sexual assault patients


Tarashon Broomes-Pennicott,DNP, AGNP-C, AAHIVS

Tarashon Broomes-Pennicott, DNP, AGNP-C, AAHIVS is an Adult-Gerontology nurse practitioner with a sub-specialty in HIV/AIDS care and is a certified HIV specialist with American Academy of HIV Medicine. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Rutgers University in 2016.Currently, she practices at Mount Sinai Hospital Institute of Advanced Medicine (IAM) Jack Martin Fund clinic, where she provides PrEP/PEP services and HIV care and works at Mount Sinai Infectious Disease Clinical Trials Unit. During the Coronavirus pandemic, she had the opportunity at Mount Sinai Hospital to be part of various Covid clinical trials. These trials include Convalescent plasma, Remdesivir, Gimsulimab, Sarilumab, hyperimmuneglobin studies and Covid vaccine trials including Pfizer and Janssen. She is also per diem at Holy Name Hospital, where she provides primary home care services to the geriatric population. She previously worked at New York Blood Center and was a research clinician that conducted the HIV vaccine trials and HIV prevention studies such as HPTN 083 injectable PrEP study. She is also an active member of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) and Black Nurses Rock North Jersey chapter.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe what trauma informed care is and its importance.
  • Discuss how to create safe spaces for sexual assault patients.

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