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Sexual Assault Response

Stories about Sexual Assault Response

'You Need to Take Care of Yourself to be Able to Take Care of Others'

'You Need to Take Care of Yourself to be Able to Take Care of Others'

Dawn Day is a sexual assault nurse examiner or SANE nurse and the sexual assault program coordinator at the Mercy hospital in Springfield.

She spoke about the stress it can put on nurses to take care of patients who are victims of sexual assault, and a little bit about how she and others deal with those stressors.

'Some Patients, Victims Will Say That the Exam Was as Hard as the Assault Itself'

'Some Patients, Victims Will Say That the Exam Was as Hard as the Assault Itself'

Natalie Maupin is a sexual assault nurse examiner and the forensic program coordinator at Mosaic Life Care medical center in St. Joseph.

She spoke about some of the work she does with victims of assault, and about ways others can be more aware of the traumatic events these victims have experienced.

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