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Specialized Nurses in Tulsa Helping People of Violent Crimes

Posted at 2:39 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 15:41:22-04

TULSA — There's a national shortage of a specific type of nurse that treats victims of violent crimes, meaning some survivors are not receiving specialized care that could help them heal.

The program is called SANE, which stands for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners.

RELATED STORY: National Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Shortage

That program has been a part of the Tulsa Police Department since 1991.

Kathy Bell joined 2 Works for You this morning in our studios to tell us more about how this helps our community.

For Oklahoma SANE Programs, click here.

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