There are a number of benefits to joining FAMSACA, both professionally and personally. These include:
Discounted FAMSACA conference/symposium fees. FAMSACA holds a two-day symposium every second year. FAMSACA members will be offered a discount on their registration fees.
FAMSACA members have access to a number of educational grants and sponsorships. Each year FAMSACA offers up to ten (10) grants of $1000 each for members to attend educational courses, conferences or site visits in the area of sexual assault medicine and nursing. Opening dates for these applications for these grants will be posted on our Facebook page and members will be notified by email. The application form can be downloaded here (***).
FAMSACA provides both nurses and medical practitioners working in the area of sexual assault with a network of skilled clinicians and practitioners. It provides a forum for discussion between members and can facilitate access to a number of established sexual assault services and experienced clinicians.