Substance Use Disorder in Nursing

Posted in Latest News on October 28, 2016.

As a nursing leader, you have an important responsibility – to keep patients and staff safe while maintaining high standards of care. Educate yourself and your colleagues about substance use disorder (SUD) with National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s FREE resources, available at www.ncsbn.org/sud-nursing.

Free Resources Available

  • Gain a new perspective with the “Understanding Substance Use Disorder in Nursing” and “Nurse Manager Guidelines for Substance Use Disorder” online courses offered through NCSBN Learning Extension.
  • Learn the facts with the “Substance Use Disorder in Nursing” video and “What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder in Nursing” brochure.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a nurse manager in situations with “A Nurse Manager’s Guide to Substance Use Disorder in Nursing” brochure.
  • Utilize different posters to remind others about the vital role they play in protecting the public by being armed with knowledge.


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