You’ll evaluate patients and monitor their treatment.
You’ll provide patients and families with emotional support and connect them with relevant support groups and outpatient services.
You’ll teach patients and caregivers about the dangers of substance abuse and the available treatments.
You’ll administer medication and work with doctors to create and implement treatment plans for patients.
- Community health clinics
- Mental health clinics
- Psychiatric wards in hospitals
- Substance abuse treatment centers
Work as a Registered Nurse, gaining 2,000 hours of experience and 30 hours’ continuing education in Substance Abuse.
You’re ready to work as a Substance Abuse Nurse.