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  1. The problem is that most state Board of Nursing programs utilize a "One Size Fits all." approach that places all nurse with mental health and substance abuse impairments in the same program. The also require this approach for the one time offender wh...
  2. Nonmedical prescription opioid abuse (NPOA) is an ongoing problem in America, with data showing an increase in this phenomenon in every state (Paulozzi & Xi, 2008). This phenomenon found its genesis and growth within the masculine context of care...
  3. For smokers, the risk of developing COPD and other related diseases is greatly reduced if you’re able to quit the habit for good. There are smokers who are able to walk away from tobacco every day. But, it’s rarely easy and often takes several attem...
  4. In the last eleven years I have had several experiences with lack of treatment for legitimate pain associated with documented, confirmed diagnosis of disease or condition. The first six years of this time frame I was in a contract agreement with Addi...
  5. My friend excused herself after a long meeting. I knew where she was going - to the cold parking deck, to get in her car, to have a cigarette, to still her craving so she could get back to work and concentrate on her job. If you have watched any movi...
  6. This can be a hard pill to swallow especially if you have never been impaired at work. Some have diverted from work and were caught. Others come in for a variety of mental health reasons that have nothing to do with substance abuse. The last group ar...

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