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Apply for the Sexual Assault Nurse Training Certification Program

The Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program provides 24/7 emergency forensic nursing services across the Commonwealth.
Applications for fall session accepted until September 1, 2020.

MA SANE Program

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The Program is seeking applications from diverse, committed individuals looking to provide compassionate care for sexual assault patients. MA SANE certification requires completion of a 40 plus hour certification training and a commitment to working as a MA SANE nurse for a minimum number of on-call hours in one of the program’s six service delivery regions.

In order to prevent the person-to-person spread of COVID-19, we will be offering the didactic content for the MA SANE Certification Training in an on-line format, which will include recorded, self-paced sessions and scheduled, live, interactive webinars. The training will also include one on-site clinical session. We are committed to following all guidelines to protect students, instructors and standardized patients, and as such, the exact dates for the training are pending. We anticipate the course will launch in October.

Applications for fall session will be accepted until September 1st, 2020.

  • This intensive, innovative training model will consist of live, online lectures, recorded presentations, small group breakouts, and a one day on-site clinical. Hours for training components are approximately 15 hours of recorded modules, 8 virtual live sessions (24 hours), and a one full day, on-site, clinical.
  • Live, online sessions will be no more than 3 hours per day.
  • Clinical sessions will be scheduled in small groups, and each SANE candidate will join one session.
  • Candidates must attend all days of the live, online training; complete all recorded modules and quizzes; participate in and demonstrate competency during the on-site clinical day; and successfully pass the written exam to obtain contact hours.
  • After completing a SANE preceptorship, candidates will be certified as MA SANEs and work on-call providing care to adolescent (12 years and older) and adult sexual assault patients in 1 of 6 regions.

Fees for Apply for the Sexual Assault Nurse Training Certification Program

The fee for the certification training will be $400. This fee includes a minimum of 40 contact hours awarded upon completion of the program and training materials.

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2020 Fall session: DATES to be determined. We anticipate an October start date for live, online classes.

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