Angela Ferguson, DNP, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
Loyola University
Family Nurse Practitioner in a family medicine clinic with Loyola University. Graduated with honors from Rush University in 2011 with my MSN-FNP. Graduated with honors from Loyola University in July of 2020 with my DNP. Current interest in opioid prescribing practices in primary care practices._x000D_ Lives in Chicago with 2 dogs and loves everything Chicago. But also loves to travel and explore new places.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The opioid crisis in the United States has become abundantly clear and many initiatives have already begun to counteract its effects on society. Over 19.1 million opioid prescriptions were written each month from 2012 to 2017. Loyola does not currently have an opioid protocol in the ambulatory setting. The purpose of the project is to institute an opioid protocol with the help of an electronic health record (EHR) support tool. The quality improvement project will be implemented at three family medicine clinics at Loyola University over a five month period with the support from physicians…