Substance Use Disorder Among Nurses: A Curriculum Improvement Initiative

Dina M. Stewart, Christine A. Mueller

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Substance use disorder (SUD) among nurses is a serious practice issue that poses a significant risk to patients and nurses. However, the topic of SUD is inadequately addressed in nursing education. A comprehensive education strategy was implemented and evaluated in 2 prelicensure nursing programs to improve nursing students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes about SUD among nurses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-135
Number of pages4
JournalNurse educator
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2018

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  • curriculum
  • nurses
  • nursing education
  • professional impairment
  • substance-related disorders


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