What Can Your SANE Nurse do for You?


September 21 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Room 3020

This presentation includes detailed information of what the sexual assault nurse examiner is able to do for victims of sexual assault. There will be an explanation of the extensive training the nurse must complete to be considered SANE-trained, how the patient benefits from a sexual assault exam completed by a trained SANE nurse, and explanation of the team approach, and what is included in a forensic exam. The presentation will conclude with a few case studies of patients that were seen and treated by SANE-trained nurses.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Explain SANE nurse extensive training
  • Provide information on the patient benefits from a sexual assault exam being completed by a trained SANE nurse
  • Discuss the team approach and what is included in a forensic exam

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