Adolescent/Adult SANE Training – Minneapolis

March 18-22, 2019
8 am – 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday)

Registration Fee: $250

Fee includes the training, flash drive with reference materials and handouts.
All handouts will be available online at least one week before the training to download and print or bring on a laptop.

Lunch is on your own, we will have coffee, tea, and snacks available. There are many restaurants and fast food places nearby. There is also plenty of space to store your food and a small cooler. Bring a refillable water bottle and covered coffee/tea mug too!

Registration Deadline:
March 4, 2019
Email  with questions about registration and payment

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Bentson Health Communities Innovation Center
School of Nursing - 4th floor
Weaver Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis MN 55455

Accommodations: (there are many more within a few miles)
Graduate Hotel  on Washington Ave – 2 minute walk
Days Inn on University Ave SE - 11 minute walk
Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis University Area – 8 minute ride on the Green Line

Washington Ave ramp is IMMEDIATELY across the street. ~$12/per day. Oak Street Ramp is a few blocks away, and the best option - Light rail stops immediately in front of the building (the East Bank Green line stop)

  • To become a SANE you must have a Registered Nursing (RN) license and two years of clinical practice
  • The SANE training provides the minimum course hours necessary to meet the SANE training eligibility requirements to apply to sit for the Commission for Forensic Nursing Certification examinations
  • The SANE Training is designed as a basic course for those new to the specialized area of caring for sexual assault patients in the role of the sexual assault nurse examiner
  • The 40-hour Adult/Adolescent Didactic SANE Training is designed to provide the adult/adolescent SANE with the foundational knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to provide holistic, comprehensive care to adult and adolescent sexual assault patient populations
  • Components of the 40-hour didactic training include:
    • Overview of Forensic Nursing and Sexual Violence
    • Victim Responses and Crisis Intervention
    • Collaborating with Community Agencies
    • Medicolegal History Taking
    • Observing and Assessing Physical Examination Findings
    • Medicolegal Specimen Collection
    • Medicolegal Photography
    • Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing and Prophylaxis
    • Pregnancy Testing and Prophylaxis
    • Medicolegal Documentation
    • Discharge and Follow‐Up Planning
    • Legal Considerations and Judicial Proceedings

Core Content providers:

Linda Walther RN SANE-ASANE P Regions SANE Program, SARS, MNCASA SANE Consultant|
Ellen Johnson RN, SANE-A, CEN, SANE Program Supervisor Regions SANE program
Carolyn M. Porta, PhD, MPH, RN, SANE-A, FAAN Associate Professor, Director of Global Health School of Nursing, Regions SANE Program

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Partial credit will not be awarded. A certificate of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the training.