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About Jodi Hayes, RN, BC, SANE-A

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Jodi Hayes, RN, BC, SANE-A

Sexual/Domestic Trauma: SANE Brings Compassionate Intervention to Those in Crisis

Community Benefit

One in six. That’s how many women in the U.S. are sexually assaulted, according to statistics. In fact, every 98 seconds in the US. there’s another victim of sexual assault, and one in 10 of them are male. How about one in three, and one in four? That’s how many women and men, respectively, are victims of intimate partner violence. What if each and every one had a specially-trained ally in the emergency department or the hospital? That’s the revelation behind CHI Health’s SANE program. SANE stands for sexual assault nurse examiner. These nurses are specially trained in crisis intervention, and provide: Injury detection and treatment Health care pertaining to sexual assaults (sexually transmitted infection screening, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception) … Continue reading

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