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Identify multiple risk factors for addictive behavior
Male > Female
<35 yrs old
Less experienced (SRNA, junior CRNA)
Personality type – excitement seeking
Family hx of substance abuse
Identify multiple risk factors for addictive behavior: Risk Factors for SRNA’s
all of the above plus…
Acceptance/Expectation of ETOH use
Depression due to overwhelming demands
Decreased time for self & family
Financial issues
High self expectations (class & clinical)
Lack of education about substance abuse
Lack of coping skills
Behaviors assoc w/chemical dependency:
Chooses inapprop type/amt drug
Comes to work during sched time-off and loiters around med-machine
Concentration, lack of
Consistently signs out more narcs than peers
Increased mood swings
Increased breaks, missing from post
Increased difficulty w/peers, supervisors
Isolates and withdraws from peers
Decreased work performance, job shrinkage
Dishonesty, esp over trivial behaviors
Evidence of ETOH/drug abuse (odor or ETOH on breath, heavy perfume, mouthwash, long sleeves)
Elaborate excuses
Frequent home crises
Frequent c/o illness
Preop rounds/visits @ unusual hrs
Proximity to source off and on duty
Overreacts to criticism
Unexplained anger
Unexplained tardiness / absenteeism
Tremors “Monday morning shakes”
Enabling behaviors of colleagues: General
Making excuses
Ignoring problem
Covering up mistakes
Accepting incomplete work
Enabling behaviors of colleagues: Specific
Accepting their responsibilities/duties
Accepting their rationalizations and excuses
Avoiding or withdrawing from situation
Believing they can “fix” their problem
Believing person can control use and behavior
Blaming, moralizing, judging person for own bad feelings
Confronting w/generalities, opinions, judgments
Denying condition, minimizing severity
Expressing vague general demands
Failing to follow thru on ultimatums
Protecting their image by lying
Reasoning w/and enduring behavior
Resources and strategies for intervention:
intervention to facilitate rapid assessment
Timely identification of addict
Trained individual to conduct intervention
Adequate leave of absence for treatment
Aftercare for successful reentry into workplace
Principal observers present
Potential for immediate placement of employee in a facility for assessment & tx
Sufficient documentation of behaviors
FACTUAL evidence