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SANE Resources


This course provides learners with the necessary knowledge and resources to develop a clinical knowledge base when caring for patients of sexual violence. The goal of this course is to provide affordable, comprehensive basic SAFE Adult/Adolescent education using pedagogical science to thread nursing philosophies, theory, concepts, practice frameworks, scope and standards of practice through forensic nursing educational opportunities. The course contains 14 modules which follow the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) Educational Guidelines for didactic course work in Adolescent/Adult SANE and features subject matter experts from around the United States. In accordance with IAFN guidelines, participants have 12 weeks to complete the program.

This course satisfies the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) requirement for 40 hours of didactic coursework as one component of completing the SANE-A certification. The course provides a solid foundation for medical professionals to begin practicing as a SAFE or SANE, under the guidance of a qualified preceptor. Learners will be able to gather and utilize available research and best practices surrounding the medical forensic examination for patients affected by sexual assault.

Human Trafficking

This course is for all learners - Texas and non-Texas learners. Texas A&M University College of Nursing. Registration required. Upon completion of this course, the participant will have an increase in knowledge of the current, evidence-based information and tools necessary to accurately recognize and intervene in suspected instances of human trafficking. At the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

1. Examine Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, federal and state laws pertinent to the health care, mandatory reporting, and potential implications of reporting to law enforcement regarding human trafficking.

2. Focus on the practices to facilitate safety for all, vulnerabilities of those who are, or who can be at risk regarding human trafficking, and role of health care professional.

3. Analyze trafficking and consensual commercial sex, the concepts of force, fraud and coercion, human trafficking and smuggling, and trafficker profiles and recruitment techniques.

Professional Development: 2.25 contact hours

Trainings to help you spot, report, and prevent trafficking.

Guiding Principles for Agencies Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking in the Regional Southeastern US

Online training modules on a variety of topics, including trauma-informed care and specific trainings aimed at healthcare and social service professionals