School of Nursing receives grant

Funds will increase sexual assault examiners in rural Minnesota

January 25, 2022 |

Minnesota State University, Mankato School of Nursing faculty are partnering with University of Minnesota colleagues and have been awarded ~$1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

The objective is to support and increase the number of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) in rural Minnesota, sovereign nations, and undeserved areas in the United States.

This grant team is operationalizing a new Trauma-Informed Care Community of Practice which focuses on classroom and simulation training, mentorship, and technical assistance.

  • Support available: The program offers a menu of support, including tuition reimbursement, simulation learning, mentorship, technical assistance, and other opportunities.
  • How to apply: Registered nurses who are SANEs or plan to become SANEs are welcome to apply! Please complete this simple, online application (under “Join Community of Practice”). Project staff will connect with you to set up a brief interview. We look forward to welcoming additional trainees!
  • For more information: contact Dr. Amy Haycraft or Dr. Kelly Krumwiede or visit the SANE website.