ISNAP has approved 52 Needs Assistance Fund applications.
ISNAP has continued to refine our Provider Panel and primarily uses a "preferred" provider, those who provide excellent services that are trusted to better assess and treat ISNAP participants.
One of the requirements for nurses who are in monitoring with ISNAP is that they see an addictionist every three months.
ISNAP has therefore started utilizing nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists who have a background in chemical dependency treatment.
ISNAP is in process of creating a training video to make available state wide.
Submitted an RFP for a continued contract with the State of Indiana to provide the ISNAP program.
When employers retain or hire an ISNAP nurse, they have a nurse with an identified risk who is closely monitored, including random drug testing and a work-site monitor.
Though the Recovery Monitoring Agreement (RMA) imposes firm boundaries or restrictions on the ISNAP participants' nursing practice, they need not dissuade employers from hiring nurses in ISNAP.
Reviewed Annual Meeting Evaluation Summary, Annual Meeting CNE summary, and ISNAP
The day ended with four ISNAP participants who shared their stories of addiction and recovery.
All income over expenses for the workshop will go to the Needs Assistance Fund to help ISNAP participants with some of the costs of urine drug screens.
Reviewed the revised 2009 ISNA Budget with two scenarios: one with renewal of ISNAP
contract August 1, 2009 and one without.