Event Calendar

Thursday, January 28, 2021


Start Date: 1/28/2021 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 1/28/2021 1:00 PM EST

Venue Name: PACDL Webinar via Zoom Platform

Organization Name: PA Assn. of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Beth Winters
Email: winters@pacdl.org
Phone: (717) 234-7403


A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is a certification for registered nurses who have completed specialized education and clinical preparation and conduct sexual assault forensic medical examinations of a sexual assault victim. They undertake an examination that is geared toward the collection, preparation, evaluation, and production of evidence in a sexual assault case. This webinar will include a review the scope of the expertise of a SANE, the assessment of a sexual assault patient, and evidence collection. It also will undertake a detailed analysis of the SANE documentation
, and the information that should be included in the report.  Inconsistencies, taint and other errors and omissions commonly occurring with a SANE forensic medical examination will also be addressed


This webinar is approved for one substantive, practice and procedure credit hour by the Pennsylvania CLE Board. PACDL is an accredited distance learning provider in Pennsylvania.

Instructor: Dr. Kathleen Brown, University of Pennsylvania