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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)


Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) are medical professionals trained to collect forensic evidence from sexual assault survivors. The first SANE programs began in the mid 1970s in response to inadequate or unprofessional treatment received by sexual assault victims who sought medical treatment and forensic evidence collection exams. There are SANE programs nationwide.
Illinois Hospital Association -- Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
The Illinois Hospital Association Web site includes links to information about SANE webinars and workshops and other useful information.
Illinois SANE Scorecard
The SANE Scorecard tracks progress toward the Illinois Hospital Association and Attorney General's goals of doubling the number of practicing SANES to 150 and establishishing a hospital-based SANE program in each of the state's 11 EMS regions.
Official SANE website
The website provides information for nursing professionals involved in providing evaluations of sexually abused victims.The site is managed by the U.S. Department of Justice
SANE Training and the Development of SANE Programs in Illinois
Webinar presented by Shannon Liew, Illinois SANE Coordinator with the Illinois Attorney General's office.

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