ATrain Education

 

Continuing Education for Health Professionals

Florida: Impairment in the Workplace

Author:
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

Susan Schmid earned BA degrees in History and European Studies from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Public History from Appalachian State University, and a PhD in History from Arizona State University.

In addition to her PhD she earned a Certificate in Scholarly Publishing from ASU. Susan has served as an editor for several scholarly presses. She worked as a desktop publishing specialist for Arizona State University and taught several courses for the History Department as well as "Introduction to Scholarly Publishing" and "Scholarly Editing" for the Scholarly Publishing Program.

 



  • Contact hours:
  • Pharmacotherapy hours: 0
  • Expiration date: November 1, 2020
  • Course price: $19

Course Summary

Addresses the problem of substance use disorder (SUD) in Florida, with emphasis on levels of misuse and the risks and protective factors for nurses. Identifies behaviors and signs of SUD, and workplace impairment due to SUD. Summarizes Florida laws and requirements for nurses with regard to SUD. Outlines the process for reporting workplace impairment in Florida and describes the component of the Florida Intervention Project for Nurses. Finally, discusses employer initiatives to promote safety through assistance and prevention opportunities.

ATrain Education, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:

  • Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
  • Instructional Level: Introductory

Criteria for Successful Completion

80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.

Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support

Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support

The planners and authors of this learning activity have declared no conflicts of interest, vested interest, or financial relationship that may influence the content of this activity. All information is provided fairly and without bias.

ATrain Education, Inc. received no outside financial or commercial support in the preparation, presentation or implementation of this learning activity and has no affiliation with any company whose products or services are mentioned in this activity.

Accreditation Information

Objectives: When you finish this course you will be able to:

  • Briefly outline the problem of substance use disorder in Florida and the United States.
  • Discuss substance use disorder in terms of levels of misuse and risk and protective factors, especially among nurses.
  • Identify behaviors and signs of substance use disorder and workplace impairment due to substance use disorder.
  • Summarize Florida laws and requirements for nurses regarding substance use disorders.
  • Explain the process for reporting workplace impairment in Florida.
  • Describe the components of the Florida Intervention Project for Nurses.
  • Discuss employer initiatives to promote safety and assistance and prevention opportunities.

    Instructions
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