Nurse seeking change after nearly being killed by patient


An Inten­sive Care Unit nurse is badly bruised after she says she was almost choked to death by her patient.

Now, Ashley Schade is sharing her experi­ence to spread aware­ness about the rising rates of violence in hospitals.

Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion Repre­sen­ta­tive Jayson Dick says, There’s so many things that nurses are respon­sible for, a lot of people don’t know what it looks like to be in the shoes of a nurse, but they’re there through the entire experi­ence, they are the front line of healthcare.”


KEPR TV: Nurse seeking change after nearly being killed by patient (9/21/18)