Accessibility of Sharps Boxes in Patients Room

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that RNAO promote education and information regarding appropriate organization policies and client centered assessment to ensure individuals who use substances have access to appropriate harm reduction tools including sharps boxes while in health care institutions and other health care settings.

Author:
Cheryl Forchuk & Mathew McGuigan on behalf of Community Health Nurses’ Initiative Group, Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk Chapter, and Mental Health Nurses Interest Group
Conflict of interest:

No known conflict of interest

Year carried:
2022
Last updated:
July 6, 2022