Lauren Wegener, BSN, RN, Forensic MSN-student, is a forensic nurse examiner.  Her current role includes performing case reviews, precepting new sexual assault nurses and practicing through telemedicine.  Her expertise has been sought for trial work consultation/expert testimony and serves as a preceptor for regional and statewide Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) throughout Arkansas.

She is didactically trained through the International Association of Forensics Nurses approved program to provide acute and non-acute for the adult, adolescent, and pediatric victims of sexual assault and abuse.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Lauren Wegener has an employment relationship with UAMS. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Lauren Wegener is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Forensic Nurse Subsection, the Academy of Forensic Nursing, and the American Nurses Association. She is an editor and contributor for Statewide Forensic Nurse Newsletter.