Resources

NCSBN produces a wide variety of publications, online courses, videos, brochures, toolkits and newsletters presenting in-depth information and best practice techniques that contribute to the body of nursing knowledge.

Topic
Type
Audience
Knowledge Network
Year
  • The NCSBN SUD Guidelines: Discipline, Contracting and Collaboration with the Alternative Program

    2016 | Event Presentation

  • Using the Prescription Monitoring Program in Substance Use Disorder Cases

    2016 | Event Presentation

  • Substance Use Disorder in Nursing

    Substance Use Disorder in Nursing tackles one of the most serious problems facing nursing today. The video provides a comprehensive look at the issue of substance use disorder and covers:
    • The facts about substance use disorder
    • Substance use disorder and nurses
    • Identification and reporting
    • Treatment and alternative to discipline programs
    • Recovery and return to practice

    2013 | Video

  • 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. 

    2018 | Publication

  • 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. 

    2018 | Publication

  • Substance Use Disorder in Nursing

    Collection of resources, publications, articles and courses related to substance use disorder.

    Web Page

  • Guidelines for Complaints Involving Marijuana

    The NCSBN Guidelines for the Board of Nursing: Complaints Involving a Licensee and Marijuana contain information which serves to inform BONs of the current evidence related to cannabis and provides guidelines for BON assessment and decision-making in complaints involving cannabis.

    Web Page

  • Poster: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in Nursing: Break the Silence.

    This poster is designed to bring awareness about SUD to nursing leaders, as they have an important responsibility — to keep patients and staff safe, while maintaining high standards of care on your nursing unit. This is a companion piece to the brochure A Nurse Manager’s Guide to Substance Use Disorder in Nursing.

    2018 | Publication

  • Poster: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in Nursing: Be Aware. Get the Facts.

    This poster is designed to help nurses educate themselves about SUD changes, physical signs and signals will help not only their colleagues with SUD, but also protect patients. This is a companion piece to What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder in Nursing.

    2018 | Publication

  • Guidelines for Complaints Involving Marijuana

    The NCSBN Guidelines for the Board of Nursing: Complaints Involving a Licensee and Marijuana contain information which serves to inform BONs of the current evidence related to cannabis and provides guidelines for BON assessment and decision-making in complaints involving cannabis.

    Web Page