Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

Evaluating SANE Programs

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs were created by nursing professionals to address the under-reporting and under-prosecution of adult sexual assaults by providing comprehensive medical care to survivors and expert forensic evidence to the legal community.

The Case for Forensic Nursing

If you’re a fan of mystery novels and true-crime dramas, this exciting career that combines nursing with detective work and criminal law is well worth investigating.

Opportunities in Forensic Nursing

Opportunities in Forensic Nursing

Even though it’s still hard to find a full-time career in this emerging specialty, the outlook for future jobs is promising and the need for more minority forensic nurses is growing

Skin Color Contributes to Clinical and Justice Disparities for Black Rape Victims

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing suggests that rape victims with dark skin are less likely to have their physical injuries detected, treated and documented as evidence by the sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) or other health care professionals who examine them.

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