Saturday, July 16, 2011

NJ State Nurses Association to Use Polaris Outcomes System for Substance Abuse to Support Recovering Nurses

Polaris-CD, an outcomes assessment system for chemical dependency, will be used to support recovering nurses who are participating in the Recovery and Monitoring Program.

Langhorne, PA, July 16, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Polaris Health Directions, a national leader in behavioral health outcomes management, welcomes its newest client, the Institute for Nursing (IFN), the foundation of the New Jersey State Nurses Association.

The IFN will implement Polaris’s outcomes assessment system for chemical dependency, Polaris-CD, to support recovering nurses who are participating in the Recovery and Monitoring Program (RAMP). RAMP is an alternative to discipline program contracted with the New Jersey Board of Nursing to provide monitoring and support to nurses with mental illness and substance use disorders. The program seeks to help nurses protect the public while safeguarding the wellness of the nurse.