Advisory on the Distribution of Naloxone by Registered Nurses

Oct 05, 2023

Naloxone (commonly known as Narcan) is a life-saving medication that can rapidly reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Arizona continues to face a public health crisis from opiates, which is now being driven by illicit fentanyl. On average, 5 Arizonans die a day based on the rising opioid epidemic. The role of Registered Nurses (RNs) in distributing and administering this medication is pivotal.

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