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SANE Curriculum

2020 SANE Simulation Training dates

  • February 22 & 23
  • March 28 & 29th
  • June 13 & 14
  • May 16 & 17
  • August 29 & 30
  • November 7 & 8



  • Differentiate specific structures of the female genital anatomy
  • Describe the mechanism of action of toluidine blue dye application
  • Identify the appropriate location for toluidine blue dye application
  • Demonstrate proper application of 1% toluidine blue dye
  • Demonstrate proper removal of 1% toluidine blue dye
  • Demonstrate the proper use of a catheter for hymen visualization
  • Demonstrate speculum insertion technique
  • Manipulate the speculum to visualize the cervix
  • Describe speculum removal technique
  • Demonstrate performance of the speculum examination
  • Identify the proper medium for culture collection
  • Demonstrate appropriate culture collection for STIs
  • Identify the clinical components of clinical photography
  • Demonstrate the effective use of camera to document findings


  • Identify the key components of effective history taking
  • Demonstrate effective history taking skills
  • Identify the key components of the physical exam
  • Demonstrate the complete head to toe assessment
  • Prepare the adolescent/adult for the anogenital exam
  • Identify the rationale behind collection of specific evidentiary specimens
  • Demonstrate proper body orifice and surface collection of evidence
  • Demonstrate proper material evidence collection
  • Demonstrate proper packaging of evidentiary materials
  • Demonstrate proper sealing of evidentiary materials
  • Demonstrate proper maintenance of chain of custody of evidentiary materials
  • Formulate a sexual assault-specific plan of care based on the overall assessment and diagnosis
  • Verbalize and defend the plan of care based on overall assessment and diagnosis
  • Explain the care options to the simulated patient

This offering has been approved for 16.0 nursing continuing education contact hours. The International Association of Forensic Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.