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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?   2399
Does a SANE treat injuries such as broken bones, internal bleeding, cuts requiring stitches, etc.?   2417
Does every community in Texas have a SANE Program?   2626
Does the fifty-six (56) hours include information on all kinds of survivors?   2471
How can an RN become certified, or re-certified as a SANE?   2541
How can I find out whether my community has a SANE Program?   2463
How does a SANE Program benefit a community?   2530
How does a SANE program benefit a sexual assault survivor?   2517
If my community does not have a SANE Program, is there anything I can do to start one?   2498
What does an RN need to do to become a SANE?   2555
What happens during a sexual assault exam?   2565
What information is included in the fifty-six (56) hour training?   2501
What is a rape kit?   2744
What is a SANE?   2748
What is a sexual assault forensic exam?   2510
What is the Sexual Assault Prevention & Crisis Services Program doing to assist medical professionals who work with survivors of sexual assault?   1630
When would a kit not be used?   2530
Who pays for the exam?   2756
Will a SANE know when to use a kit and when not to?   2428