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Resource ID: #24548
Subject: Sexual Harassment
Source: KCTV-TV (Kansas City, Mo.)
Date: 4/27/2009; 4/28/2009; 10/29/2009



Two women have come forward to say they were sexual assaulted by a male ER nurse while in the care of North Kansas City Hospital. The women were heavily drugged while the assaults occurred. KCTV reporters found that sexual assault on hospital patients is not as rare a problem as most might think. However, when asked about the issue, local advocacy groups, state nursing boards and even the senior V.P. of the Joint Commission were unaware it even existed.

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