The Diversion Program One of the many professional regulatory boards and bureaus existing within the Department of Consumer Affairs is the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Its main responsibility lies in licensing and regulating California’s registered nurses and these responsibilities come from the Nursing Practice Act. This act is composed of statures which give BRN the authority to manage a Diversion Program for registered nurses and other functions. This Diversion Program is a confidential but voluntary program for registered nurses where their substance use disorder or mental illness impairs their practice. Its goal is to protect the public with the early identification of impaired registered nurses and by providing these nurses access
Community Strategies to Address the Opioid Epidemic: A Literature Review Francis Melaragni Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Abstract Introduction The impact of opioid drug abuse which includes both misuse of prescribed medication and illegal consumption of heroin and other opioids has become and been declared a public health emergency in Massachusetts and many other states. This problem has also been recognized as an urgent issue at the national level, and has received focus and attention from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The purpose of this literature review is to assess what tactics and
The Code reviews broad ethical principles that reflect the profession's center values and builds a set of particular ethical standards that should be used to manage social work practice. 3. The Code is meant to help social workers recognize relevant considerations when professional obligations conflict or ethical uncertainties arise. 4. The Code provides moral standards to which the general public can take the social work profession responsible.
They can investigate child abuse cases as they have specialist training. The Police also have powers to enter premises to ensure that children are immediately protected against significant harm. Schools: Schools have a duty to protect children from harm and abuse of any kind, they should identify any concerns and to act upon this information. Staff to attend child protection and first aid courses; if there are specific cases staff should undergo appropriate training on medical issues on safeguarding all children. The school should manage risks appropriately such as internet.
As school administrators encountered many issues in balancing between providing safe school environment and meeting the requirements of the new law, Many case laws had been established by the judicial decisions in particular cases such as Goss v. Lopez (1975), Stuart v. Nappi (1978), Doe v. Koger (1979), Jackson v. Franklin County School Board (1985), Honig v. Doe (1988) which clarified many discipline questions pertaining to special education. In 1997 Congress passed thorough amendment to the IDEA and embeded detailed statutes to address disciplinary issues of students with
1) As APN’s what can we do to support those experiencing family violence or threatening behavior? What resources are available in your community? As Advanced Practice Nurses we can support those experiencing family violence or threatening behavior by first screening patients for domestic violence so that they are properly identified, participating in preventative efforts, advocating for victims, and providing treatment measures to those effected. According Flaugher (2013) all adult patients should be routinely screened for domestic violence. It is also suggested that patients who are sexually active should be questioned directly about abuse and earlier if abuse is suspected.
When Registered the Nurse is then answerable to the National Law (AHPRA). Registered Nurses are accountable and responsible for conforming to the Professional frameworks such as the code of professional conduct, code of ethics, national competency standards, and professional boundaries. It is expected that the Registered Nurse practice in accordance with the Professional Codes and national
The student can either become a nurse practitioner or can become a crisis worker. The biggest task would be taking this research from Australia and England, and implementing it and incorporating it into American health care facilities. Trying to help move the United States health care system toward more mental health illness prevention might be something the student looks into in their future practice. The main goal of the student in future practice is that mental health is something that appears in all units, and is something that the student nurses need to be familiar with and have a basic understanding, so that they would be able to help those
(2015). Child protection investigations in out-of-home care: Perpetrators, victims, and contexts. Child Maltreatment, 20(4), 251. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1732543511?accountid=7098 Morton, Brenda. "Seeking Safety, Finding Abuse: Stories From Foster Youth On Maltreatment And Its Impact On Academic Achievement."
Virginia Henderson Theory used Today Virginia Henderson is one of many nursing theorists who changed the nursing profession. Henderson’s theory was considered a “needs” theory (Ahtisham& Jacoline, 2015). It was considered a needs theory because the primary focus was on the patient and the 14 fundamentals needs of the patient to aid in recovery. A nurse taking care of a patient with dementia will utilize Virginia Henderson’s theory in his or her practice by assessing the patient while making a connection with that patient, involving the patient and family to help maintain current health status, providing an environment that will provide safety and security, and using the 14 fundamental needs to guide the nursing process that is being