Nancy Downing, PhD, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAN
Associate Professor
Texas A&M College of Nursing
Nancy Downing, PhD, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAN is an Associate Professor in the Center of Excellence for Forensic Nursing at Texas A&M University. She teaches in the graduate forensic nursing program and conducts research on intersections of violence, trauma, abuse, substance use, and health outcomes. She is a forensic nurse providing care to patients impacted by sexual abuse and assault, maltreatment, domestic violence, human trafficking, and non-accidental trauma. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, currently serves as President of the International Association of Forensic Nursing, and is a member of the Texas Forensic Science Commission.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Attendees of this presentation will learn about the Texas Teleforensic Remote Assistance Center (Tex-TRAC) in connecting Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) with hospital clinicians in rural and underserved communities through a Telehealth cart by using a trauma-informed model for patient survivors and hospital clinicians, lessons learned, and challenges of implementing TeleSANE in rural hospitals. Attendees will also learn how the Tex-TRAC program directly addresses the Quadruple Aim outcomes in how the patient survivor experience is enhanced by being able to stay in their own community;…