November 5, 2018

Pam Teuschler, nursing manager for River Oaks, gives insight on how nurses protect themselves from the opioid crisis.

“The doctors write an order for an opioid, but who comes in before and after to educate the patient? It’s the nurses, you have a list of questions, and based on their answers, nurses will medicate their patients. If patients aren’t giving the right answers, they’re not getting what they need regarding medication.”

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