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Addiction in the Lives of Registered Nurses and Their Wake-Up Jolt to Recovery

by Carol Stanford Hamilton Books
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780761870241
Format:
Pbk 158 pages
Price:
AU$59.99 NZ$61.73
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This book is a revelation and warning to the public and the healthcare community of the hidden impact and consequences of improperly confronting substance abuse within the nursing profession. It allows nurses to express in their own voices the risks and devastation of addiction and their journeys into recovery.

SECTION I: JOURNEY OF THE HIDDEN AND FOUNDATION OF MY INTEREST..
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: A Trusted Hidden Population
Chapter 3: Personal Stance and Beliefs
Limitations Within this Manuscript
Definition of Terms
SECTION II: ADDICTION AND HEALTHCARE
Chapter 4: History of Substance Abuse and the Healthcare Professional
Addiction and Substance Use Disorders in the 1800s and early 1900s
From Addiction to Substance Use Disorders
Prescription Drug Abuse, America's Epidemic
Substance Abuse as An Occupational Hazard
Chapter 5: Nurses and Substance Use Disorders
Substance Abuse, an Occupational Hazard for Nurses
Chapter 6: Nursing Students and Nursing Schools
SECTION III: NURSES AND RECOVERY
Chapter 7: Nurses in Recovery
Identification and Intervention
Chapter 8: Successful Support and Recovery Systems
Recovery Expounded
SECTION IV: A QUALITATIVE STUDY: THE MEAN, METHOD AND METHODOLOGY
Chapter 9: Narrative Inquiry
Population and Recruitment
Chapter 10: Data Collection
Artifacts
Ethical Considerations
SECTION V: THE VOICES: THE DYNAMICS AND SUFFERINGS OF ADDICTION
Chapter 11: The Nurses
Chapter 12: Family Dynamics and Patterns
Family History of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Early Drug and Alcohol Use During Childhood Years
Chapter 13: Substance Use Disorders in Nursing Education and Within the Nursing Profession
Drug and Alcohol Use in Nursing School and Early Career
Lack of Knowledge and Education About Addiction
Self-Medication, Work Stress, and Access
Addiction Compulsions, Solitary Suffering, and Spiritual Malady
Chapter 14: Illusions and Secrets of the Nurse Professional
Deceptions and Unrealistic Views of the Addicted Nurse
Emotionalism, Dejection, and the Need for Self-Care
Denial, Shame, and Secrecy Perpetuated by The Stigma of Addiction
Chapter 15: Confrontational “Crisis" and the "Wake-up Calla
The Wake-Up Call
Chapter 16: Recovery: Spiritual Awakenings and Recovery Communities
Surrender and Healing
Spiritual Reckoning and Moments of Clarity
Sobriety Challenges and the "Gift of Recovery"
Essential Personal and Community Support Systems
SECTION VI: THE DISCOVERIES: RESULTS AND INTERPRETATIONS
Chapter 17: Five Major Results
Result One'Family History and Patterns of Early Alcohol and Drug Use “Set the Stagea for Later Substance Use Disorders
Result Two'Workplace Stress and Access Without Appropriate Self-Care Training and Education about Substance Use Disorders Negatively Impact the Nursing Profession
Result Three. The Stigma Surrounding Substance Use Disorders Hinder Nurses from Acknowledging Their Addiction and Managers from Providing Necessary Support
Result Four. A “Crisisa or “Wake-up-Calla is Necessary to Provide the Transformation or Moment of Reckoning Needed to Jolt a Nurse out of Addiction into Recovery
Result Five. Nurse Addicts Can Recover and Lead Sober and Productive Lives if They Are a Part of Recovery Communities to whom They Are Accountable
Chapter 18: Foundational Elements to Recovery
SECTION VII: CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Chapter 19: Conclusion
What Stories do Nurses Tell About Their Personal Experiences with Substance Use and Abuse During Various Stages of Their Career?
What Stories do Nurses, Who Have Successfully Dealt with Substance Use Disorders, Tell About Their Recovery?
How do Nurses Describe the Systems of Support Within the Healthcare Setting that Helped Them Address Their Substance Use Disorder?
Chapter 20: Recommendations and Final Observations
Recommendations for Nurse Educators, Administrators, and Healthcare Agencies
Recommendations for Future Research
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Dr. Stanford has written a must-read narrative for everyone who has a loved one or professional who has been touched by alcoholism or addictions of any form. Her knowledge and experience offer special insights into the lives of nurses and some of the stressors that they endure.
Carol Stanford is an adjunct professor at William Jessup University and has been a part of the nursing community for over twenty-five years.