Advanced SANE Course – TOPEKA – March 2020

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Advanced SANE Course

AUDIENCE:  Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs), Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFEs), Medical professionals who provide sexual assault exam services


KCSDV is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering has been approved for contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure.

KS State Board of Nursing Provider Number: LT0291-0914

Date & Time:
March 5, 2020

8:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Registration 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

The Brownstone
4020 NW 25th St,
Topeka, KS 66618

Registration Fee:

Training materials provided.
Lunch is on your own.

Registration Deadline:
February 26, 2020

Register early! Space is limited.

Also join us on March 4 for the SANE Refresher Course! Click here to register. 

To Register:
You must first create an account and login, then select the number of people you want to register and click “Register Now.”

We welcome people of all abilities. To request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.

If you need assistance registering or have questions about accommodations, contact Shelly Newman,

Hilton Garden Inn Topeka
1351 SW Arvonia Place
Topeka, KS

Hilton Garden Booking Link

KCSDV has reserved a block of rooms at the state rate.  To reserve your room, contact the hotel directly by February 26, 2020 and provide the code “KCSDV.”

Stefanie Spade, MS
KCSDV Statewide SANE/SART Projects Coordinator

Guest Presenter:
Susan Chasson, MSN, JD, SANE-A 
SANE Program Manager, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Susan is the Statewide Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Coordinator for the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault.  For more than 25 years she has helped hospitals and communities create programs for providing health care to victims of violence in Utah. She provides care to patients across the lifespan as a family nurse practitioner at the Merrill Gappmayer Family Medicine Clinic in Provo.


This training will provide participants with evidence-based strategies for enhancing SANE practice, including unique considerations for rural communities.

  • Identify normal and abnormal genital findings
  • Provide trauma-informed care to survivors who identify as LGBTQ
  • Identify legal issues that impact SANE practice in Kansas
  • Identify strategies for enhancing SANE care in rural communities
  • Describe sexual assault kit collection national best practices



This grant project is supported by the State General Fund for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault as administered by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program. The opinions, findings, and conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication, program, or exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor.

This project was supported by Grant #2017-WR-AX-0038 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.  The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Total Training Hours: 6.5


  •  March 5, 2020
     8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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