Oregon Protocols


State SANE Credentialing/Certification or Practice Regulations

State Certification Process Information: Oregon SAE/SANE Certification Commission
SANE Training Requirements: Oregon SANE/SAE Certification and Competency
State Credential: OR-SANE

State Sexual Assault Protocol

Medical Guidelines for Sexual Assault Evaluation

State Contacts

Mei Pomegranate (Pronounced May; Pronouns: she/her), sane@oregonsatf.org
SANE Coordinator
Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force

Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force

State Resources

Resources for SANEs and SAEs


Mandatory Reporting Laws


Minor Rights to Health Care

Access and Consent to Health Care for Minors  


Sexual Assault Medical-Forensic Care:
  • ORS (Oregon Revised Statutes) 147.397-399 – Payment of Costs
  • ORS 181A.324-326 – Policies and procedures regarding collection, submission for testing, retention and destruction of kits
  • ORS 147.403 – Policies, guidelines and training requirements for providers of medical care to sexual assault patients
  Sexual Assault Advocacy:
  • ORS 40.264, Rule 507-1 – Certified advocate-victim privilege
  • ORS 147.425 – Personal representative
  • ORS 147.404 – Notification of victim advocate concerning medical assessment
  • ORS 146.401 – Sexual Assault Response Teams
  • OAR (Oregon Administrative Rules Compilation) 137-084-0500 – Sexual Assault Examiner (SAE) and Nurse Examiner (SANE) Certification Commission

If you would like to share your state or territory’s resources with us, please email us at safeta@forensicnurses.org.