A SANE nurse is a registered nurse who has gone through a certified training program in order to provide specific care to victims of Sexual Assault.
96 hours of didactic and clinical training must be completed in order to obtain certification.
They perform forensic examinations at the request of survivors or law enforcement.
SANE's are responsible for identifying and documenting physical trauma.
They are trained to testify in court proceedings
Research has shown that SANE examinations have increased conviction rates.
For more information please email us at SART@theturningpoint.org