Addressing the Needs of Survivors of Female Genital Mutilation-CuttingOverview:
Cost: $ 20.00
Contact Hours 1.0
After the presentation, the participant will be able to
1) Describe female genital mutilation/cutting
2) Identify the mental health impacts of FGM on girls and women
3) Identify resources for victims/survivors
Mildrine Tulysse, DNP, FNP-BC, SANE
Dr. Tulysse is a Family Nurse Practitioner who received certification as a Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (Pedi SANE) and as an Adolescent/Adult SANE from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in 2013. Dr. Tulysse currently serves children and families of Middlesex County in Massachusetts and has been a part of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) at the Middlesex Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) since October 2017. She was formerly the Pedi SANE at the CAC of Bristol County. Dr. Tulysse’s research and experience surrounds the care and support of patients who have experienced female genital mutilation and cutting. Dr. Tulysse has presented her work at conferences such as the Massachusetts Children’s Alliance Annual Conference and the Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program Annual Update Training. Dr. Tulysse’s most recent research and experience centers around a history of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), how it associates with adolescent pregnancy and the importance of screening for ACEs by health care providers. Dr. Tulysse received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, her Master of Science in Nursing from the MGH Institute of Health Professions and in 2023 received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. When she is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family.
Catherine Cox, BA
Ms. Cox graduated from Simmons University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. She currently works as the U.S. Programs Coordinator for Sahiyo: United Against Female Genital Cutting, working on FGM/C prevention in the United States. Her research and work experiences center on the rights of women and girls, gender-based violence, as well as conflict and migration. Her research has previously been published in the Journal of Student Research, the Southern Connecticut State University Undergraduate Journal Society, Justice, and the Law and she has presented her work at various conferences including NEPSA and SCUSA. She has won the 3D Award for Design Across Diverse Disciplines (2021), Simmons Alumni Academic Achievement Award (2022), and the Simmons Senior Scholar Award (2023) for her work and dedication to her community. She is also a recipient of the Barbara Lee Foundation Fellowship.
None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
At this time, none of the presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. If relevant financial relationships are identified, this information will be shared with learners prior to the educational activity.
Continuing Education Information:
Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2016U018
Participants successfully completing this program will receive a statement of credit for contact hours. Statements of Credit may be printed on-line after successful completion of the learning assessment.