Chapter 11 discusses Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
(SANE) and physicians referred to as Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFE).
The most widely recognized role in forensic nursing practice continues to be that of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
(SANE), although many nurse examiner programs are expanding their services to provide holistic care and evidentiary exams for patients impacted by domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse and human trafficking.
Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Development and Operation Guide, (Minneapolis, MN, 1999), 9.
It gets people thinking about how this could happen," said Karen Hazard, regional coordinator for the Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
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Carolina Forensic 45.
She has previously worked as a staff nurse, nursing professor and is a sexual assault nurse examiner
In many areas of the country, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
program has become the standard for managing patients within the first hours of their presentation.
The most widely recognized role in the practice of forensic nursing is that of the sexual assault nurse examiner
This action report sought to: (1) support the preparation and use of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
to provide comprehensive care to survivors of sexual assault and, (2) educate nurses regarding the development of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Programs and the responsibility of local law enforcement to pay for the cost of the medical evidence collection.
Yates was a founding board member of the Athens-Clarke County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
(ACC-SANE) program, founded to develop a program for registered nurses to offer forensic exams to adult and child victims of sexual assault.
In addition to reauthorizing this program, the legislation would ensure that pediatric forensic nurses are eligible for training, highlighting the need for pediatric sexual assault nurse examiners
in responding to children suffering from abuse.