Forensic Medical Care
We provide acute and delayed forensic medical exams at our location by specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners.
Mosaic Georgia’s forensic medical care services include both acute and delayed forensic medical exams for all victims of sexual assault. The exams are conducted by on-staff, specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE). In an effort to provide a safe environment, exams are conducted at Mosaic Georgia’s facility. Patients can expect to receive excellent medical care where they are in control.
FORENSIC MEDICAL EXAM FAQ
What type of support is offered through the 24-HOUR CRISIS LINE?
Confidential crisis intervention, support, information and referrals 24 hours per day, 365 days each year. This 24-hour line is also accessible to assist law enforcement and other professionals in need of services and information.
Why go to Mosaic Georgia instead of a hospital?
When a patient comes to Mosaic Georgia after a sexual assault, a specially trained nurse examiner will explain the forensic medical exam process, why some personal questions are asked and how evidence may be collected. S/he will ask questions about basic health history followed by questions about how and where the person touched your body. Services may include documentation of assault-related injury and evidence collection not provided by other local general healthcare providers. Exams are completed by specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners and evidence is maintained in compliance with law enforcement protocols. Prophylactic medication for commonly acquired sexually transmitted infections and medication to prevent pregnancy are available.