Kerry O’Connor, RN, BSN, SANE-A

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Meet Kerry O’Connor, RN, BSN, SANE-A, sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) nurse coordinator at Elmhurst Hospital. Kerry has been practicing as a SANE since 2006. She is certified as a SANE-A and has taken the Pediatric SANE course. She developed the program at Elmhurst from the ground up. She also works with local schools to provide annual education to students.

"My goal is to create an environment where people feel safe and comfortable coming forward to report their assault, knowing they will get excellent care and support,” she says. Don't miss Kerry's Healthy Driven blogs!

Number of Posts: 1
Contributor Since: 3/30/2016
Favorite Category: HD Minds
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If a friend says they were sexually assaulted, start with “I believe you.”

How you respond when a friend tells you they were sexually assaulted can have a lasting impact on their recovery.
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