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Make Sharps Safety Practices Stick

A spike in sharps injuries last year served as a tipping point.
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Open for Public Comments

Comment on the Standards for Perioperative Nursing 6/26-7/26.
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Smoke Evacuation Update

Legislation Passes RI Senate.
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