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Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace

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

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9. A nurse who is found to be practicing while impaired may be able to avoid disciplinary action under which circumstance?

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10. Which is an employer initiative that focuses on obtaining evidence of drug diversion?


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