Advanced Course for Nurses: Managing Withdrawal

Advanced Course for Nurses: Managing Withdrawal
Event on 2017-11-23 09:00:00
This is a 2 day workshop.  Please note course prerequisites:(a) Participants must hold current nursing registration with AHPRA(b) Have attended the Introduction Course for Nurses or be currently working in an AOD Nursing role. Alcohol and other drug withdrawal can be complicated by a range of issues including poly drug dependence, ethical dilemmas, and coexisting physical and/or mental health conditions. This course is for Registered Nurses across Queensland wanting to develop their knowledge and skills to enable assessment and management of patients experiencing complex withdrawal syndromes.The workshop will utilise didactic presentations linked to practical examples. Course content will focus on the Queensland Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal Guidelines, and include complex withdrawal scenarios often faced within treatment settings. Facilitator: Rod Jones and guest presenters.

at ‘Biala’ City Community Health Centre
4th Floor , 270 Roma Street
Brisbane, Australia

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