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Colorado ALTO (alternative to opioids) program

The ALTO program (alternatives to opioids) in the ED. Last year the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) pioneered the ALTO program. Ten hospital emergency departments across the state...

A day in the life of an Air Force flight nurse

When I met Army private Jamie Salvedo he was being loaded onto our C17 cargo plane at Joint Base Andrews (near Washington D.C.). It had been nearly two weeks since he was injured and almost killed in...

The Schemas of Emergency Nursing

As an ED Educator I am frequently tasked with training nurses who are new to the Emergency Room. It is true that every nursing unit has their own culture, practices, and sometimes jargon. But, it...