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Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace
Course Description
Recognizing and responding to signs and behaviors that may be associated with impairment in the workplace. Includes information on risk factors, prevention, barriers to early identification of impairment, reporting issues, and interventions.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Identify risk factors and signs of impairment in the workplace.

2) Describe indicators of possible diversion of controlled substances.

3) Discuss barriers to early identification of impaired nurses.

4) Summarize the essential steps to report or refer a nurse who may be impaired.

5) Identify the interventions made in response to reports or referrals for impaired practice.

6) Describe employer initiatives aimed at prevention and early identification of impairment in the workplace.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 2.00 Contact Hours.

Course Availability: Expires April 3, 2023. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Loretta Ann Bostic, DNP, MBA, APRN, CRNA

Loretta Ann Bostic is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who specializes in psychiatric mental health and nurse anesthesia. She has been a registered nurse since 1983. She completed her nurse anesthesia education at Charleston Area Medical Center and her doctoral education and postdoctoral certification at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr. Bostic served on the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Wellness and Peer Assistance committee for over 10 years and is the founding president of the WV chapter of the International Nurses Society on Addictions. She has developed continuing education on substance use disorder, drug diversion, best-practice prescribing for opioids, challenges in chronic pain management, and the prescription opioid abuse epidemic.
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 2 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
© Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 04/03/2023
Cost: $18.00
Credit Offered:
2 ANCC Credits
 
 
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