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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e31822edd5f
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Nurses Recovering From Substance Use Disorders: A Review of Policies and Position Statements

Monroe, Todd PhD, RN-BC; Vandoren, Michael MSN, RN; Smith, Linda MN, ARNP, CAP, CEAP; Cole, Joanne RN; Kenaga, Heidi PhD

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Abstract

The authors review policy initiatives and professional organization position statements that hospital and nursing administrators should be familiar with to respond effectively to public and policy-maker concerns about substance use in healthcare settings. Detecting and addressing substance use disorders proactively and systematically are essential for 2 reasons: to protect patient safety and to enable healthcare professionals to recognize problems early and intervene swiftly. The authors identify key points and gaps in existing policy statements.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

 

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