Aliesha S. Rivera MSN, RN-C

Nursing Professional Development Specialist, Christiana Care Health Systems

Aliesha Rivera has been a Medical-Surgical Nurse for Christiana Care Health Systems in Wilmington, Delaware for 11 years and is currently a Nursing Professional Development Specialist. She was named one of Delaware Today’s “Top Nurses 2017” in Behavioral Health. In the past two years Ms. Rivera’s hospital system has utilized the Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale, which provides guidance and confidence in caring for the withdrawal patient. She was part of the team that produced a pathway for these patients suffering from opioid withdrawal and would like to share various treatments available.