Steps Of A Sane Examination

STEP 1: Consent forms are discussed and signed prior to initiating the SANE exam.

STEP 2: Patient’s Information is taken. Ex: Name, Address, Date of Birth, etc.

STEP 3: Medical History is taken. Ex: Last menstrual period, Consensual Sex within the last 96 hours, condom used, date of the assault, time of assault, alcohol/drugs involved, name of the accused, etc.

STEP 4: Accuser’s description of offense: The accuser describes the acts that he/she claims occurred.

STEP 5: Symptoms since the assault.

STEP 6: Physical Examination of the accuser.

STEP 7: Strangulation assessment (if needed).

STEP 8: Body Diagram: A body diagram is marked up. The map shows the measure and descriptions of any abnormalities on the accuser’s body. (front, side and back)

STEP 9: Internal and External Detailed Examination of accuser.

STEP 10: Any treatment that needs to be provided. Ex: Pregnancy test results, Emergency contraception.

STEP 11: Evidence Collection Kit. This is the step where forensic specimens/items will be placed in a rape kit and sent directly to the laboratory.

STEP 12: Voluntary Release of Evidence signed by the accuser.

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