Narcotic-induced respiratory depression tool helps monitor patients receiving opioids

In this session, representatives from Torrance Memorial will review the development and implementation tactics of the narcotic-induced respiratory depression (NIRD) tool. It was designed to stratify risk and guide the clinician in monitoring the patient receiving narcotics based on their individual level of risk. 

  • Session Type:Client HIT talk
  • Learning objective 1:Define the need for an opioid early warning tool.
  • Learning objective 2:Identify the key documentation components that trigger the NIRD tool.
  • Learning objective 3:Describe the data generated from tool.
  • Content topics:Clinician experience
  • Solutions:Millennium
  • Target audience:Clinical
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