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Pierce County nurse license suspended over sexual misbehavior

A nurse practicing in Pierce County was recently suspended after evidence was found that he engaged in sexual misconduct with a patient receiving in-home care from his wife, KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reported on August 14.

According to the Washington Department of Health, Michael Van Kirk was suspected of having intercourse with a vulnerable adult patient on several occasions. The nurse was given 20 days to schedule a hearing to dispute his suspension and the charge filed against him.

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