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How the Opioid Epidemic Can Impact Your Nursing Career

Capital Healthcare Staffing | June 12, 2019

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130 people in the U.S. die every day from overdosing on opioids. Misuse and addiction include prescription pain relievers such as Oxycontin, as well as street drugs, such as heroin and synthetic opioid such as Fentanyl. This serious national epidemic affects economic welfare, public health, and social welfare. The CDC estimates the total financial burden of misuse of prescription opioids is $78.5 billion each year.


The Gravity of the Opioid Epidemic – Part 5: A Mother’s Perspective Continued

Capital Healthcare Staffing | April 28, 2017

 


The Gravity of the Opioid Epidemic – Part 4: A Mother’s Perspective

Capital Healthcare Staffing | April 21, 2017

 


The Gravity of the Opioid Epidemic – Part 3: A Counselor and Wife’s Perspective

Capital Healthcare Staffing | April 14, 2017

 


The Gravity of the Opioid Epidemic – Part 2: A Nurse’s Perspective

Capital Healthcare Staffing | April 7, 2017

 


The Gravity of the Opioid Epidemic – Part 1: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Capital Healthcare Staffing | March 31, 2017