An impairment is defined as:
"Any condition or behavior, regardless of cause, which interferes with the Member's ability to function as normally expected. Impairment or compromise may exist in one or multiple domains, including, but not limited to, psychomotor activity and skills, conceptual or factual recall, abstract thought processes, judgment, attentiveness, demeanor, and attitudes as manifested in speech or actions. Major symptoms of impairment or compromise may include declining work performance as manifested by repeated behaviors including decreased concern for patient wellbeing, unavailability, missed appointments, unexplained absences, incomplete medical records, poorly communicated medical orders, and withdrawal from hospital or other professional activities. Additional indications may be lapses in judgment, inappropriate relationships, boundary violations, signs or behavior related to intoxication, self-medication, or utilization of controlled substances, or misuse of alcohol. Change in character or personality, bizarre or embarrassing behaviors, deteriorating personal hygiene, and mood swings are further accompaniments of impairment or compromise. Compromise can also include excessive unprofessionalism; as indicated by behaviors including but not limited to, failure to return pages, repeated reports of poor or disrespectful communication, and harassing or aggressive behavior."