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Hitchcock Police Department: Texas Crime Victims Frequently Asked Questions

SANE: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

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Are sexual assault exams performed on adults and children?   3087
Does a SANE treat injuries such as broken bones, internal bleeding, cuts requiring stitches, etc.?   3194
Does every community in Texas have a SANE Program?   3285
Does the fifty-six (56) hours include information on all kinds of survivors?   3217
How can an RN become certified, or re-certified as a SANE?   3473
How can I find out whether my community has a SANE Program?   3283
How does a SANE Program benefit a community?   3261
How does a SANE program benefit a sexual assault survivor?   3216
If my community does not have a SANE Program, is there anything I can do to start one?   3236
What does an RN need to do to become a SANE?   3294
What happens during a sexual assault exam?   3247
What information is included in the fifty-six (56) hour training?   3270
What is a rape kit?   3443
What is a SANE?   3560
What is a sexual assault forensic exam?   3226
What is the Sexual Assault Prevention & Crisis Services Program doing to assist medical professionals who work with survivors of sexual assault?   2316
When would a kit not be used?   3241
Who pays for the exam?   4487
Will a SANE know when to use a kit and when not to?   3110