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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 167 : Crime Victims

Subchapter 005 : Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 5433)
  • § 5433. SANE Program Clinical Coordinator

    A clinical coordinator position shall be funded by either the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services or through other identified State funding options for the purpose of staffing the SANE Program. The position shall be contracted through the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. The Clinical Coordinator shall consult with the SANE Board in performing the following duties:

    (1) overseeing the recruitment and retention of SANEs in the State of Vermont;

    (2) administering a statewide educational program, including:

    (A) the initial SANE certification training;

    (B) ongoing training to ensure currency of practice for SANEs; and

    (C) advanced training programs as needed;

    (3) providing consultation, technical assistance, and training to SANEs and acute care hospitals regarding the standards of care for sexual assault patients;

    (4) providing training and outreach to criminal justice and community-based agencies as needed;

    (5) coordinating and managing a system for ensuring best practices; and

    (6) granting certifications, pursuant to section 5431 of this title, to candidates who demonstrate compliance with the requirements for specialized certification as established by the SANE Board. (Added 2015, No. 38, § 12, eff. May 28, 2015; amended 2017, No. 68, § 1.)