"Many family practices don't have enough time to focus on this, so we will provide as much education as the patient needs," she said in a statement.
Nurses play a pivotal role in providing these very basic, but too often unmet needs in the community. It's almost strange to think about such simple interventions such as making sure patients
is one that's so influential, but is also so easy to overlook. Nurses, without even dispensing medicines, can act as powerful agents of change for patients who might have otherwise slipped through the cracks.
The benefit isn't only for patients, however.