Substance Use Disorder Educational Materials
Free Educational Materials
NCSBN offers the following resources on substance use disorder to members, educators, nurses, and students.
What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
This brochure explains how substance use disorder (SUD) affects the nursing profession. Nurses have a legal ethical responsibility to report a colleague’s suspected drug use; learn how to recognize the warning signs and what to do to get a colleague help. Nurses that educate themselves about SUD help not only their colleagues, but they also protect patients.
A Nurse Manager’s Guide to Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
Substance use disorder (SUD) is rarely discussed on nursing units. It is the responsibility of a nurse manager, however, to provide education, dispel myths and take action when needed. This brochure outlines the roles and responsibilities of the nurse manager in situations involving SUD.
Poster: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in Nursing: Break the Silence.
Poster: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in Nursing: Be Aware. Get the Facts.
Understanding Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
This self-paced course will help you acquire the attitudes, skills and knowledge you need to compassionately get colleagues the help they need, while protecting the public.
CE Credit: 4.8 Contact Hours
Nurse Manager Guidelines for Substance Use Disorder
This self-paced course will prepare you to proactively take the lead in prevention, detection and intervention.
CE Credit: 3.6 Contact Hours
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