4035-19: Nurses in Recovery: A Healthcare Provider Treatment Program

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4035-19: Nurses in Recovery: A Healthcare Provider Treatment Program

This presentation will review professional development themes common to nurses, how those themes are distorted in active addiction and resolved in recovery. A Healthcare Professionals Treatment Program will be described, focusing on the unique treatment approaches developed to effectively work with nurses who have been diagnosed with substance use disorder.


Presenter:
  Bari K. Platter, MS, RN, MHCNS-BC, FIAAN

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  44 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify themes common to nurses, how they manifest in active addiction, and how group therapy specific to healthcare professionals supports the recovery of nurses.

Keywords:  Stigma, Recovery, Professionals in Recovery


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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