Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace

Learn about recognizing workplace impairment to help maintain safety among healthcare providers and patients in this CE.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define impairment.
  2. Describe the potential consequences of practicing nursing while impaired.
  3. Describe how impairment is different from having a bad day.
  4. Identify common types and causes of impairment among nurses.
  5. Describe risk factors for impairment that are unique to nurses.
  6. Describe common signs of impairment and drug diversion.
  7. Describe requirements for reporting an impaired nurse.
  8. Describe intervention techniques for dealing with impaired nurses.
  9. Describe prevention and management recommendations.

Additional Information

Course summary
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  • 2.00 ANCC
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Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC


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