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Authors

  1. Rickbeil, Pamela MS, RN, ACNS-BC
  2. Simones, Joyce MS, EdD, RN

Abstract

This article describes two collaborative paired student-preceptor efforts. One project resulted in the implementation of a hospital-wide oral care protocol, and the second enhanced the admission assessment process for adult patients at risk for respiratory compromise after sedation and/or receipt of narcotic analgesia. Recommendations for staff development are addressed