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Do you provide education for pediatric SANE's not practicing in Massachusetts, and do you offer it for RN's as well as advanced practitioners?
Anne
04/28/2008
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Are domestic violence victim advocates as well as members of the sexual assault response team allowed to train and work at the same time? In other words, could I be allowed to undergo the recovery educati...
Yvonne
04/23/2008
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04/23/2008
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I've received training from several pediatric examiners in several states/locations. With regards to obtaining a history and maintaining objectivity, I have found that prior to exam some examiners get as ...
Lauren
04/23/2008
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Because of the volatile nature of child exams, is there any method of debriefing or defusing that can be used with Pediatric Nurse Examiners that does not violate patient confidentiality or case sensitive ...
Lynne Rybicki
04/23/2008
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In addition to the Pedi SANE training, what other clinical requirements do you have for Pedi SANE certification? Are the nurses required to do work in well-child clinics?
Polly
04/23/2008
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sham
04/23/2008
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Our crime lab would like to make a pediatric evidence kit, can you give or send us some specifics. What is in your kit; different than your adult/adoscent kit.
Olivia Jones
04/23/2008
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What have you seen as some of the best practices for handling defense tactic of getting an MD to counter the nurses' testimony. (Medical license trumps nurse theory)
Barb
04/23/2008
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I recently attended a workshop for Native American grantees under an OVC grant where a guest Asst USAGO reported that a copulscopic vaginal exam was promoted regardless of timeframes in the Pac NW area. Is...
Janis Jimmie
04/23/2008
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What are the similarities and differences between adult/adolescent exams and pediatric exams? And what specific training is needed for a nurse trained in SANE-A to learn these components?
Sarah
04/23/2008
arrow icon There are many differences within the scope of a Pedi SANE w...
lzuniga
04/23/2008
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How much clinical experience observing "normal genital" exams is necessary before beginning pediatric assault exams? Any ideas about how "new/in training" nurses can a...
Speer
04/23/2008
arrow icon It is important that along with observational experience tha...
sham
04/23/2008
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Do you distinguish between acute and non-acute exams in terms of who (RN-NP-MD) performs the exam?
Connie Monahan
04/23/2008
arrow icon Massachusetts: Adult Adolescent Acute Exams, over the age of...
lzuniga
04/23/2008
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Why did your state choose to develop a separate kit for pediatric cases?
mikki
04/23/2008
arrow icon We only had an adult/adolescent evidence kit that well-meani...
sham
04/23/2008
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Our state is trying to implement a state-wide pediatric SANE protocol for the clinical component. What are your clinical components? Do your SANEs have to be Adult/Adolscent trained first?
Olivia Jones
04/23/2008
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sham
04/23/2008
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I am in the process of getting a pediSANE program up and running in a rural mountain area. We've been providing SANE services for adult/adol for appx 6 years. Can you please speak to retention of SANEs. H...
Lauren
04/23/2008
arrow icon Wow! loaded question but one of the most important. Sustaini...
lzuniga
04/23/2008
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Does a template exist for policy and procedure to be used by Emergency Rooms or Prosecutor's Offices that can be tailored to county or state specific needs in the implementation of a child sexual abuse pol...
Lynne Rybicki
04/23/2008
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lzuniga
04/23/2008
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A nearby hospital has pediatric SANES, but they only work M - F. Any suggestions for an advocacy program hoping to encourage broader hours? We have had a couple of weekend cases where what the regular SA...
Kris Kvols
04/23/2008
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rinne
04/28/2008
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sham
04/23/2008
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I am a detective specializing in crimes against children in Colorado. We are fortunate to have a great Children's Hospital with skilled physicians in child abuse. Is there an age or size of child that sh...
Det. Robin Dann
04/23/2008
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sham
04/23/2008
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I am interested in how much standardization of policies and procedures exists between the Pediatric SANE programs in your state. Is there much variability in process from one site to the next?
Eileen Allen
04/23/2008
arrow icon Our Pediatric SANE Program is statewide with a centralized m...
sham
04/23/2008
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Are there typically grants that cover the position of a SANE position and how are they obtained?
Kim
04/23/2008
arrow icon Our Pedi SANE positions are provided by state funding. We do...
sham
04/23/2008
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Our SANE Program is community based out of our sexual assault advocacy office. Our local CAC is interested in contracting with us to provide SANE services for pediatric sexual assault/abuse cases. Are th...
Sarah
04/23/2008
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lzuniga
04/23/2008
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What is the best source of funding to enable hospitals to send staff to pediatric SANE training without paying for that training themselves?
cyndi
04/23/2008
arrow icon I agree that hospitals should support the training but somet...
cyndi
04/28/2008
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lzuniga
04/23/2008
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How many pediatric SANE programs are there?
jbm
04/23/2008
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Lynne Rybicki
04/23/2008
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sham
04/23/2008
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Do you suggest a pediatric SANE program stand alone or as part of a larger SANE program?
HelenT
04/23/2008
arrow icon So you see a lot of benefit in standardization? Does every ...
mikki
04/23/2008
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lzuniga
04/23/2008
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Have you seen examples of Pediatric SANE programs participating in SARTs?
Jennifer
04/23/2008
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sham
04/23/2008
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