sexual assault nurse examiner

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A nurse specifically trained in responding to victims of sexual assault—rape—by collecting appropriate specimens in a forensically acceptable manner with a linked chain of custody and documentation of injuries associated with sexual assault, and in counselling and providing support for the victim

sexual assault nurse examiner



A forensically trained nurse specialist, often working as part of a sexual assault response team, who ensures that rape victims who come to the Emergency Department are carefully and sensitively screened for evidence of rape and are provided with post-traumatic crisis support.
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Lynne Morison, recently retired from the New Mexico Department of Health, was nominated for her advocacy as educator, leader, and patient advocate during the course of her career Lynne has been a Public Health Nurse, Nursing Instructor, Obstetrics Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner in her thirty-two year career She has been described as a role model to whom all nurses should strive to achieve Lynne has been an educator, leader, and patient advocate of whom Florence Nightingale would approve Lynne is also an Adaptive Sports ski instructor, working to improve the mental and physical strengths of individuals who face daily challenges.
This Note addresses the unique evidentiary position that the factual testimony of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners as to victim statements occupies regarding the medical treatment hearsay exception and the Supreme Court's recent Confrontation Clause jurisprudence, expanded in Michigan v.
Sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) are specially trained to treat and care for victims of sexual assault.
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.
CUTLINE: Karen Hazard, regional coordinator for the Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program, addresses the Campus Sexual Assault Conference at the Worcester Senior Center on Friday.
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 National Defense Authorization Act includes language supported by ENA that requires the assignment of at least one full-time sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) to each military medical facility in which an emergency department operates 24 hours per day.
The most widely recognized role in the practice of forensic nursing is that of the sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE).
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.
Linda Sifuentes, trauma nurse at Seton Medical Center Hays in Kyle, Texas, and a sexual assault nurse examiner (S.

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