Nurses are not immune to chemical dependency or mental illness. To encourage nurses to seek help, Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) was created as a non-punitive, confidential and voluntary alternative to reporting RNs and LVNs to the Texas Board of Nursing.
The Extended Evaluation Program of Texas (EEP) is a voluntary monitoring system that can help nurses avoid possible disciplinary action against their nursing licenses by demonstrating to the EEP that they do not have a drug or alcohol problem.
SHOULDA, WOULDA, COULDA: RECOGNIZING AND MANAGING NURSES WITH PSYCHIATRIC
AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS IN THE WORKPLACE
San Antonio-Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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PARTNERS IN RECOVERY
This list is not meant as an endorsement of the employing organizations or of their practices, including their policies and procedures. TPAPN does not gain financially or materially in any manner through publication of its Partners in Recovery. TPAPN does not guarantee any results regarding employment with any of the listed entities - for its participants or any other nurses.