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Activity Steps


Note: You must read both articles in order to complete the test.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on identifying and intervening with nurses with substance use disorders (SUDs).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize the epidemiology of SUDs among nurses, the responsibilities of nurse colleagues, and red flags that may indicate that a nurse has an SUD.
  2. Identify potential consequences of interventions for a nurse who has an SUD.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: NM1116A
Published: Nov 2016
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Suzanne Alunni-Kinkle, BS, RN, CARN; Lorie A. Brown, MN, JD, RN