Pill cutter use at ADC

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Stacie Ethington
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Pill cutter use at ADC

Wondering what other organizations do to support real time wasting when it comes to tablet cutting at the ADC. Our compliance department feels the pill cutters should be single patient use, which makes sense if the enter a patient room, but when used in a clean med room I'm not so sure? Our nurses don't want to clean the cutter between uses due to risk of cut with the blade. What does your organization do?
Thank you,
Stacie Ethington MSN, RN
Medication Safety Nurse Specialist

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