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Development of Addiction Prevention Care Program for Nurses
Korean J Stress Res 2019;27:389-395
Published online December 31, 2019
© 2019 Korean Society of Stress Medicine.

Sungjae Kim1 , Se-Jin Joo2 , Young Ok Song3 , Jin-Gyung Cha4 , Jeongwoon Yang5

1Seoul National UniversityㆍThe Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul, 2Namseoul University, Cheonan, 3National Center for Mental Health, Seoul, Korea, 4The Research Center for Korean Community at Queens College, New York, USA, 5Kyungbok University, Pocheon, Korea
Correspondence to: Jeongwoon Yang
Department of Nursing, Kyungbok University, 154 Sinpyeong-ro, Pocheon 11138, Korea
Tel: 82-31-539-5358
Fax: 82-2-747-3948
Received November 15, 2019; Revised December 12, 2019; Accepted December 16, 2019.
Articles published in stress are open-access, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Background: The purpose of this study is to develop an addiction preventing program for nurses, which will improve nurses’ general competency of preventing the addiction problem.
Methods: The develop process is in 3 steps. First, We analyzed the studies. A group of addiction experts did the focus group interview and drew out the core competency that is necessary to the general nurses. At the second step of the process, we developed 8 modules of addiction preventing program. For the last step, we calculated the content validity index (CVI) from the expert, and the average of CVI was 0.9.
Results: Each module’s topic is; Overall understanding of addiction, Type and characteristic of addiction, Addiction preventing program with SBIRT (Alcoholism, Addiction of internet-game and smartphone, Gambling addiction, Substance addiction), and the Addiction management for internet-game and smartphone addicted adolescent, and employee’s alcoholism).
Conclusions: This study provides the basic educational information of the four major addiction prevention. Since nurses are the first line medical staff who is responsible for the screening, it is very important to provide and educate nurse.
Keywords : Addiction, Prevention, Program development, Nurses

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  • Korean Nurses Association

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