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Three Georgia nurses talked with WSB-TV about their experience with workplace violence

Posted 9 months ago by Charlotte Baez Diaz

WSB-TV interviewed three Georgia nurses about their experiences with workplace violence. GNA Members Victoria Randle, NP-C, Joy Edwards, PhD, and Georgia emergency room nurse Terri Sullivan told their stories.

“A patient punched me in the chest, and I got two broken ribs,” emergency room nurse Terri Sullivan said.

“He started punching and flailing, and he punched one of the guys and broke his nose, punched me in the chest, knocked me on the floor,” said Joy Edwards, a nurse who has a Ph.D. in naturopathic medicine.

“She pushed me so, I flew out of the room, literally. She was a very big woman, pushed me and I flew out of the room and I almost fell,” said Victoria Randle, a family nurse practitioner.

Sullivan, Edwards and Randle have all been physically and verbally attacked on the job in metro Atlanta."

Watch the full coverage at https://www.wsbtv.com/news/2-investigates/punches-broken-bones-and-more-1-in-4-nurses-are-attacked-on-the-job-study-says/1007667127?fbclid=IwAR1t61JhBklB7C91IIFudOI-oVNGzKcryweTfQzjvVqozKNnw_x-8lUvVdA.