To become a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), you must first be a registered nurse (or advanced practice).
- Find a SANE training in your area or check the IAFN calendar for online courses.**
- After beginning practice as a SANE, trained SANE nurses who meet the eligibility requirements may take a board certification examination. Eligibility requirements can be found in the SANE Certification handbook.
- If there is no SANE program in your community, get entrepreneurial and found one. The awesome IAFN provides extensive resources to help you build a SANE program from the ground up. They even have an app for that!