ShareSpot: Sexual Assault: PEP is an Urgent Health Need
October 19, 2018
Source: AETC National Coordinating Resource Center, International Association of Forensic Nurses
This ShareSpot post highlights the need for policy and resources which provide access to immediate care and treatment for possible HIV exposure post sexual assault. Author Diane Daiber, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Forensic Nurse Specialist, advocates for the initiation of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in the urgent care setting for victims of sexual assault, and outlines strategies and tools to support the patient’s care, particularly in communities where Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) are not available. Follow the link below to read the full story.
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