Community cooperatives combat sexual assault and domestic violence.

  title={Community cooperatives combat sexual assault and domestic violence.},
  author={Marc D Greenwood},
  journal={Emergency medical services},
  volume={32 2},
The effectiveness of the SANE program is borne out by the following testimonies: "The emotional support required by these victims is best rendered by a SANE. This frees the ED nurse to care for other patients, while sexual assault victims receive a high level of care," says Nancy Donel, RN manager at St. Thomas Hospital ED. "The DOVE program benefits not only the emergency physician, but the EMS system as well. It gives us a resource and a specifically identified program with well-trained… CONTINUE READING