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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the factors that put nurses at particular risk for substance use disorders.
  2. Identify the characteristics of substance use disorders among nurses.
  3. Select the appropriate treatment options for nurses who have substance use disorders.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of the signs and behaviors associated with substance-related disorders among nurses so they can take steps to protect their patients, their colleagues, and themselves by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH
  • NM - BON 2.0 CH
  • SC - BON 2.0 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: AJN1022
Published: October 2022
Expires: 9/5/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Deborah Salani, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Deana Goldin, PhD, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; NE-BC; Beatriz Valdes, PhD, RN, CHSE; Mary McKay, DNP, APRN, CNE