Course Description

This comprehensive online course prepares qualified health care professionals to perform forensic evaluations of adult and adolescent, male and female sexual assault victims. Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of the sexual assault examiner in the United States
  • Define rape and sexual assault according to your jurisdiction
  • Establish nursing priorities of care for any sexual assault patient presenting to the SANE
  • Understand how the judicial system works once a case has been destined to go to trial
  • Learn the process of the forensic sexual assault examination and how to collect and preserve evidence
  • Compare and contrast elements of the Sexual Assault Examination as it varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction (or state to state)
  • Collaborate with other multidisciplinary personnel in the management of the sexual assault patient


RN Required, or approval from the UCR Extension Program Coordinator.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Online - Fix-date
Jan 16, 2023 to Mar 13, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition - $1000 credit (4 units) $1,000.00
Available for Credit
4 units
Section Notes

Approved for California Board of Registered Nurses CE hours.

Enroll before December 12 and save 15%. Apply discount code WNTR15.

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