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Purpose of Activity

To provide current information about the identification of and interventions for nurses with substance use disorders (SUDs) including key components of the Florida Board of Health statutes regarding impairment in the workplace.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss the epidemiology of SUDs among nurses.
  2. Recognize signs of impairment in the workplace.
  3. Identify employer initiatives to provide assistance for the impaired nurse.
  4. Outline components of Florida's laws about reporting, referring and treating nurses with 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: FLIM1117FO
Published: Nov 2016
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 16/22 (72%)
Authors: Suzanne Alunni-Kinkle, BS, RN, CARN; Lorie A. Brown, MN, JD, RN