Texas - Concepts of Forensic Evidence Collection for the ER
The goal of this course is to help nurses understand the process of forensic evidence collection for the ER.

Course Publication Date: September 17, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:TX-FORENSIC-21
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the primary function of the SANE program operation.

  • Discuss the process for developing a sexual assault response team (SART).

  • Identify the meanings of SART and SANE.

  • State three possible problems of the medical-legal response to sexual assault victims in hospital ER departments.

  • Discuss the eight step process for developing a Sexual Assault Response Team.

  • Identify procedures for properly collecting physical evidence after a sexual assault.

  • List 5 of the 11 topics of information to be included on the cover sheet which would accompany a completed sexual assault kit to the laboratory.

  • State five of the steps necessary during the course of the evidentiary exam.


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