Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)
Online Training Program
February 24, 2014
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) course provides interested nurses with the information and skills to properly care for victims of assault (both physical and sexual) by recognizing, collecting and preserving evidence, interviewing the patient and linking them to vital community resources for follow-up.
This course, taught by experts in the areas of forensic nursing, law enforcement and criminal prosecution, emphasizes victim advocacy and the overall importance of being a member of the interdisciplinary Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) in the investigative, health care and prosecution processes.
All training is consistent with the standards of practice as defined by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN).
Download Pre-Course Survey (Must be submitted with registration form)
Contact Michele Kish at 412.396.5878 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Program of Study
"Presenting Medical Evidence in an Adult Rape Trial" from the National Judicial Education Program (NJEP)
Course Facilitator: Jodie A. Flynn MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, D-ABMDI
Faculty members are established professionals active in the clinical and judicial settings with expertise in evidence collection and preservation; trial preparation; and supporting the survivors of violent crimes. Faculty members come from a variety of backgrounds such as police departments, District Attorney’s Office, emergency departments, victims advocacy groups and University Schools of Nursing.