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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)


Mission Statement

The mission of the Illinois Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (IL SANE) Program is to increase the number of SANEs working in Illinois by providing high quality, consistent education and support for registered nurses and other professionals serving sexual assault survivors. By educating nurses, police, prosecutors, advocates, and others, survivors of sexual assault will be assured of receiving quality patient care; full, fair, and accurate forensic evaluations; and a multidisciplinary approach that holds offenders accountable for these horrific crimes.

Illinois Attorney General’s SANE Program

The Illinois SANE program was developed by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, with assistance from the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault and existing SANE programs, through a grant received from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are crucial in ensuring that sexual assault patients receive more compassionate care. Specially trained nurses are able to reduce re-traumatization of patients and improve the quality of forensic evidence collection, which in turn increases prosecution rates of offenders.

To carry out its mission, the Illinois SANE Program offers 40-hour Adult/Adolescent (basic) SANE training, 40-hour Pediatric SANE training, 16-hour Advanced SANE training, and 8-hour Foundation to Provide Sexual Assault Patient Care in the Emergency Room training throughout Illinois each year. All trainings are free of charge to attendees.

2015 Adult/Adolescent SANE and Foundation to Provide Sexual Assault Patient Care in the Emergency Room Trainings:

Marion Invitation PDF Document
Marion Application PDF Document

Urbana Invitation PDF Document
Urbana Application PDF Document

Adult/Adolescent SANE Clinical Log PDF Document

To register for a SANE training or to inquire about upcoming trainings, please contact:

Conference Registration Line: 1-866-376-7215
SANE@atg.state.il.us

Downloadable Resources:

Links

Please direct any questions to:

Jaclyn Jackson RN, BS, BSN, SANE-A
SANE Coordinator, Crime Victim Services
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
100 W. Randolph Street, 13th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
jajackson@atg.state.il.us
Office: 312-814-6267
Fax: 312-814-7105

Crime Victims Assistance Line
1-800-228-3368
1-877-398-1130 (TTY)


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