Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is proud to acknowledge our SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) nurses for not too long ago acquiring their certifications in each grownup/adolescent & pediatric SANE care by the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Texas.
The necessities to turning into grownup/adolescent & pediatric licensed embrace greater than 80 hours of classroom training, examinations, assortment of proof, in addition to courtroom observations, which is sort of a two-year course of. To meet these coaching necessities, the group labored along with the workplace of OB/GYN Alyson Kirchner, MD, GRMC emergency room physicians and nurse practitioners, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, and Comal County Crisis Center.
“I am extremely proud of our SANE department for their commitment to providing the best possible care”, says Executive Director of Emergency Services Nicole Patek, MSN, RN. “Our SANE team is dedicated to meeting the needs of our community and we are thankful to all those who collaborated in training. It is an honor to be able to provide these very important services to help keep patients local during their time of crisis.”
The group is comprised of Courtney Burgoon, BSN, RN, CA/CP-SANE, Isabel Downs, RN, CA/CP-SANE, Morgan Starr, BSN, RN, CA/CP-SANE, Karen Jordan, BSN, RN, CA-SANE, and Deborah Aponte, MSN, RN, SANE. The group works intently with a multidisciplinary group that features legislation enforcement, Child Protective Services (CPS), Guadalupe County Attorney’s workplace, Guadalupe County Children’s Advocacy Center, and Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter.
SANE nurses specialise in forensic coaching for the care and remedy of sexual and home assault victims, whereas offering confidential complete administration and remedy for sufferers of all ages. The function of a SANE nurse is to carry out forensic examinations, accumulate proof, in addition to educate and counsel victims of sexual and home assault. The SANE nurse is crucial in connecting the affected person with sources to assist them start the therapeutic course of. Our SANE group is proud to supply care and help to Seguin and the encircling communities. While there’s not 24/7 protection of SANE companies, the SANE group is prepared to help the affected person in any approach to facilitate companies to satisfy their wants.
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