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Linda Hatfield
Faculty

Linda Hatfield

Associate Professor of Evidence-Based Practice
Salimah H. Meghani
Faculty

Salimah H. Meghani

Associate Professor of Nursing
Peggy Compton
Faculty

Peggy Compton

van Ameringen Chair in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Loretta A. Sernekos
Faculty

Loretta A. Sernekos

Senior Lecturer

News:

Medical Licensing Test Should Include More Prescription Drug Safety

Researchers – including a team from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania – have identified gaps in pain-related education for health care providers that leave out important aspects of safe and effective pain management competencies, including those specific to opioid safety. These findings may help explain one reason for the current public health crisis of inappropriate pain management and prescription drug abuse.