|(a) The type of clinical hours will vary depending on the type of certification for which the registered nurse applies. RNs must complete classroom training before beginning their clinical hours. Clinical hours must be completed within eight months after completing the classroom hours. (b) Persons unable to meet clinical hours required in subsection (a) of this section may request, in writing, a waiver from the Director of Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Services (SAPCS) Division, OAG. (c) For the purpose of sexual assault examinations and clinical hours, adults and children are defined from a developmental perspective: (1) Adult--A female who has began menses, and/or a male who has attained stage three of the Tanner Classification of Sexual Maturity; and (2) Child--A female who is pre-menarcheal and/or a male pre-stage three of the Tanner Classification of Sexual Maturity.
(d) An RN must complete a clinical experience of: (1) Twenty-four hours performing adult genital inspection and speculum examinations with preceptorship of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner or physician; (2) Twenty hours performing well-child exams with preceptorship of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner or pediatrician, with a focus on child development; and (3) Perform interdependently within the preceptorship of a credentialed SANE or physician with documentation of preceptor approval: (A) Six sexual assault examinations using a collection kit (estimated time 17 hours) on adults; (B) Ten sexual assault examinations (estimated time 15 hours) on children; and (C) Sixteen hours observing criminal trial proceedings. (e) Documentation of the completed clinical hours must be dated and signed by a supervising individual.