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Session 59 | Orange You Glad You Know the Truth Behind Impairment Programs?

Session Summary

Health care center administrators can face exposure liability in handling matters involving nurses and other health care providers suspected of impairment on the job. While Florida’s impaired practitioner programs (IPN/PRN) serve as “alternatives to discipline” for Practice Act violations, they carry high burdens for both the employee and employer. Learn what these intervention programs are about, their relationship with the Department of Health, the pros and cons of referral into the programs and the pitfalls “they” don’t tell you about.