Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) 163WA0400X
Addiction (Substance Use Disorder): This includes substance abuse and dependence. These conditions are formally diagnosed as on or the other. It's the over use and dependence of a drug or other chemical that leads to effects that are harmful to the individual's mental and physical health.
Taxonomy Code: 163WA0400X
Nursing Service Providers | Registered Nurse | Addiction (Substance Use Disorder)
Nursing Service Providers: Nurses offer care and support to patients. An RN is something of a specialist in patient care and an LPN is more of a generalist. Nurses can be somewhat stationary in a hospital setting or they may offer their services in another setting such as a nursing home or they may even do home visits.
Registered Nurse: A Registered Nurse is a graduate from a nursing program at a college or university and they have successfully passed a national licensing examination. They assist individuals, groups and families to prevent disease and achieve good health. They take care of the sick and injured in numerous establishments, like hospitals, private homes and other health care facilities.