Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 16th, 1996
Developed in Texas, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, or SANE, program trains nurses to provide fast, but thorough, examinations of rape victims. So far, three nurses at Riverside have been trained to provide SANE care.
"Before the program, if a rape victim came in, [she] would have to wait until a nurse got free and then ... wait for a doctor to get free," said Mary Edwards, one of Riverside's SANE nurses. "Some rape victims were looking...
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