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Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace for Florida Nurses

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. Which statement best describes the scope of substance abuse in the nursing profession?

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2. Which is believed to be the most significant risk factor for substance abuse?

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3. Which scenario raises the most concern about the potential for impairment in the workplace?

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4. Which behavior is most likely to be associated with drug diversion in the workplace?

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5. Which is an accurate statement describing nurses’ actions to seek treatment for their own substance use disorder (SUD)?

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6. Which statement best describes nurses’ actions about reporting suspected impairment in a colleague?

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7. Which is a correct statement regarding the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics as it pertains to impaired practice?

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8. Under the Florida Nurse Practice act, when a nurse finds his wife, who is also a nurse, asleep with an empty vial of the narcotic dilaudid and an uncapped syringe close to her, he has a duty to report. If he chooses not to report, disciplinary action can be taken against his license for which reason?

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9. A nurse who is found in the possession of a controlled substance for other than legitimate purposes is most likely to avoid disciplinary action under Florida Statute 456, Section 076, under which circumstance?

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10. What is the best first step when preparing to make a report of impaired practice?

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11. The Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN) is not responsible for which service?

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12. Which employer initiative focuses on preventing impairment in the workplace by detecting drug diversion?


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