Gina Scaramella, BARCC executive director, writes in the Hill about an innovative TeleNursing pilot program that ensures that medical staff and survivors on U.S. Navy bases have access to a nurse trained in providing forensic medical-legal examinations and patient-centered care to survivors.
Excerpt: "Sexual assault survivors in the military often have no choice but to live with, work alongside, or report to the people who have assaulted them. Sometimes they must do this in under battlefield conditions, adding unimaginable stress to a situation already fraught with life-threatening danger, stress, and trauma. At minimum, those who are willing to put their lives on the line in service to our country surely deserve the highest quality of care."
Read the full article, "Pilot Program Offers Lessons from Military on Supporting Sexual Assault Survivors" on the Hill website.