“I know how to manage pain medication […] addiction was the absolute last thing that would happen to me”.

This podcast helps tackle the difficult subject of Substance Use Disorder in healthcare practitioners. How do we, from a caring and helpful perspective, address this issue either within ourselves or others?

This piece was part of our coverage of The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 2019 Annual Congress in Chicago, Illinois.

Check out the AANA here: https://www.aana.com/

The Peer Assistance section of the AANA’s website is here: http://peerassistance.aana.com/directory.asp?State=All

The phone number we share in the podcast is: (800) 654-5167

Furthermore there is an interesting article about Parkdale here: https://www.aana.com/docs/default-source/wellness-aana.com-web-documents-(all)/aana-parkdale-partnership-jan-2019.pdf?sfvrsn=bd8f51b1_2

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guests, Linda Stone, DNP, CRNA Assistant Program Director at Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia and Rodrigo Garcia, CEO Parkdale; APN, MSN, CRNA, MBA.