Chemically Dependent Nurse: The Nurse's Story

This video describes the characteristics of nurses who become chemically dependent and discusses the high cost to healthcare facilities of such addiction. Describes attitudes contributing to drug abuse and discusses the process of chemical dependency in depth, using Hutchinson's model of "trajectory toward self-annihilation". Measures to prevent substance abuse are addressed.


1. Compare and contrast drug addiction between male and female nurses. 
2. Give three characteristics commonly found in addicted nurses. 
3. Name four mythical beliefs common in addicted nurses. 
4. Discuss the role of physical and psychic pain in the development of addiction. 
5. Describe ways in which stress can be a factor in addiction.

Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP065
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 22:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Nursing Management
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