Course outcomes

Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  1. Define nurse impairment
  2. Recognize signs of impairment in co-workers and others
  3. Analyse the professional and legal mandate to protect the patient from an impaired coworker.
  4. Identify options for treatment of impaired nurses.
  5. Describe options for workplace education and support for the impaired nurse.
  6. Visualize the procedures for reporting an impaired coworker in your workplace.