Fit to Perform: Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace
Credit Available


AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is awarded 2.0 contact hours.

FL Nursing AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is approved as a provider of continuing education through the Florida Board of Nursing #50-2560.

This activity is awarded 2.0 contact hours.


Nurse Practitioners

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider

of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number: 030803.

This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours which includes 0 hours of pharmacology. Activity ID #21719.


Professions not specifically listed should check with their licensing or certification boards regarding acceptable continuing education credit.

Target Audience

This course is designed to provide continuing education for Florida Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. It fulfills the continuing education requirement for those licensed in the state of Florida.

Method of Participation

In order to receive credit, participants should read the entire downloadable monograph.  Once you have read the monograph, you will continue to the online self-assessment test and evaluation.  You must score at least 70% on the self-assessment test to receive credit. AKH Inc. allows for one (1) re-test at no additional charge; additional re-tests must be purchased again at the full cost. Certificates will be available in your transcripts upon successful completion of the self-assessment test and evaluation. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at [email protected].

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  •      Define fitness for duty in the healthcare workplace.
  •      Recognize the impact of poor job performance and substance use on quality care and overall safety.
  •      Review specific indicators of poor job performance related to substance use,  mental and emotional conditions, physical compromise and cognitive decline.
  •      Develop strategies to promote safety and provide assistance to an unsafe  healthcare employee.
  •      Explain how the Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN) and the Professional  Resources Network (PRN) in Florida assist healthcare professionals identified as unsafe practitioners.
Required Hardware
  •      A computer with an internet connection
  •      Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  •      Other additional software may be required such as PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Availability: On-Demand
Available Nov 01, 2017 to Nov 01, 2020
Cost: $25.00
Credit Offered: 2 ANCC Credits
2 AANP Credits