https://youtu.be/fHbfza_6_Lg For this discussion, you will explore legal issues



For this discussion, you will explore legal issues in professional nursing practice and discuss the legal implications of identifying and reporting substance abuse disorder (SUD) in nursing.
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1. Read/Watch the materials provided in Instructional Material on Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
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2. In your discussion board post, respond to the following:
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Describe one (1) change in job performance that may indicate someone is misusing substances.
Describe three (3) behavior changes or physical signs assocated with misusing substances.
Describe two (2) behaviors that may cause you to suspect that controlled medications are being diverted?
What should you do if you suspect another nurse is diverting drugs or abusing substances?
Does your facility have a policy on substance use disorder? If so, what steps are in place for reporting suspected SUD?
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Points: 30
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Due Dates:
Initial Post: Fri, Jun 24 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.
Response Post: Sun, Jun 26 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US – (the response posts cannot be done on the same day as the initial post).
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References: .
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Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references.
Response posts: Minimum of one (1) total reference: one (1) from peer-reviewed reference per response.
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Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)
Response posts: Minimum 100 words excluding references.


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