Selective Triage for Victims of Sexual Assault to Designated Exam Facilities

Reaffirmed February 2018, April 2012

Originally approved October 2006


The American College of Emergency Physicians supports:

  • The collection of forensic evidence (performance of evidentiary examinations) by specially educated and clinically trained personnel when available and appropriate.
  • The development and funding of additional Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)/Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) programs.
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