Episode 34: Justice for Sexual Violence Victims: Nursing's Role
In this episode, Tim invites Keri Kapaldo, RN, sexual assault nurse examiner at St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor, and Danielle Coutu, RN, regional coordinator for the University of New England's Advanced Nursing Education Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program. Keri and Danielle discuss what it means for them to be in this critical line of work. In addition, Tim, Keri, and Danielle share the importance of advocacy, empowerment, and education in reducing the incidence of sexual assault and what we can do within our communities to better support victims of sexual assault.
If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault can help, 1-800-871-7741.