Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
As a nursing leader, you have an important responsibility – to keep patients and staff safe while maintaining high standards of care. Educate yourself and your colleagues about substance use disorder (SUD) with National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s FREE resources, available at https://www.ncsbn.org/sudcourses.
What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
This brochure explains how substance use disorder affects the nursing profession. Nurses have a legal ethical responsibility to report a colleague’s suspected drug use; learn how to recognize the warning signs and what to do to get a colleague help. Nurses that educate themselves about SUD help not only their colleagues, but they also protect patients.