Based required readings below, address the below questions/talking points. When applicable, use information from the above articles and your own literature search to support your responses. Be sure to provide at least two in-text citations (in APA 7 style). 

  1. Based on the readings, what is the nurse’s role in the caring for persons with substance use disorder?
  2. Based on the readings, describe common nurse views toward persons with SUD. What impact does nurse-bias toward persons with SUD have on patient outcomes? What can be done to improve nursing care of patients with SUD?
  3. Describe some strategies that you as a nurse can use to improve the care of patients with polypharmacy.

 

READING

·         Read Posted Evidence-Based Material Related to Nursing Care for Individuals with Substance Use Disorder

o    Mercy, M. & Snow, D. (2017). Nursing roles in addiction care. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 28(3), 166-168. doi: 10.1097/JAN.0000000000000181b.

o    Bartlett, R., Brown, L., Shattell, M., Wright, T., & Lewallen, L. (2013). Harm reduction: Compassionate care of persons with addictions. Med surgical Nursing Journal, 22(6), 349-358. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4070513/3.

o    Volkow, N. (2020). Stigma and the toll of addiction. New England Journal of Medicine, 82, 1289-1290. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1917360

o    Bolinski, R., Ellis, K., Zahnd, W., Wlaters, S., MucLuckie, C., Schneider, J., Rdriguez, C., Ezell, J., Friedman, S., Pho, M., & Jenkins, W. (2019). Social norms associated with nonmedical opioid use in rural communities: A systematic review. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 9(6), 1224-1232. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibz129.

Read Posted Evidence-Based Material Related to Nursing Care for Individuals with Substance Use Disorder

Mumba, M. & Snow, D. (2017). Nursing roles in addiction care. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 28(3), 166-168. doi: 10.1097/JAN.0000000000000181b.

Bartlett, R., Brown, L., Shattell, M., Wright, T., & Lewallen, L. (2013). Harm reduction: Compassionate care of persons with addictions. Med surgical Nursing Journal, 22(6), 349-358. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4070513/3.

Volkow, N. (2020). Stigma and the toll of addiction. New England Journal of Medicine, 82, 1289-1290. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1917360

Bolinski, R., Ellis, K., Zahnd, W., Wlaters, S., MucLuckie, C., Schneider, J., Rdriguez, C., Ezell, J., Friedman, S., Pho, M., & Jenkins, W. (2019). Social norms associated with nonmedical opioid use in rural communities: A systematic review. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 9(6), 1224-1232. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibz129

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