The SANE Program

The goal of the SANE program is to provide free coordinated, timely, comprehensive and compassionate care to pediatric and adult victims of sexual assault 24 hours a day. If a patient desires, an advocate from the Cleveland Rape Crisis center will be contacted.

MetroHealth is an IAFN-approved clinical training site. We utilize Gynecological Teaching Associates (GTAs) - live models - as patients to provide an authentic training experience.

Overview
This live training activity is a provider-directed, provider-paced activity. The activity is designed to promote the provider’s professional performance in the role as an adult/adolescent Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) or Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE). View the detailed course outline.

Purpose
The purpose of the educational activity is to prepare the didactically trained SAFE/SANE for clinical aspects of the adult/adolescent sexual assault medical-forensic examination regardless of the provider’s practice setting.