Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

5.00(5)

Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs 12/09/2022

  • Duration 3h
  • Total Enrolled 11
  • Last Update September 13, 2022

Description

This course is aimed at those that already have a basic drugs knowledge who want to have a better understanding of how prescription and OTC medicines are misused, harm reduction and supports available.

 

What Will I Learn?

  • Aware how prescription and OTC medicines are misused
  • Aware of the medicines most commonly used, their effects and methods of use
  • Aware of the prevalence of prescription and OTC medicine misuse in Northern Ireland
  • Aware how prescription and OTC medicine misuse can lead to addiction
  • Aware of risk of harm for the user associated with misuse
  • Aware of key harm reduction advice
  • Aware of local drug and alcohol services and how to refer to them

Topics for this course

2 Lessons3h

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About the instructor

4.76 (347 ratings)

195 Courses

2354 students

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Trainer was excellent. However I spent all morning on my work computer trying to complete evaluation form.. 3 times. So frustrating.. Hopefully I'm able to complete this on my phone.

Excellent course and excellent facilitator. Great knowledge of current drugs from Declan

Excellent training delivered by Declan

Great course, great facilitator

very good

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Requirements

  • This is a virtual course delivered over zoom and the link is provided in the ‘description’ section.
  • You will be sent a reminder with joining instructions prior to the course.
  • Once you have attended the course you will need to return to this page and select 'complete course' to fill in a short course evaluation form, which will release your certificate of completion.
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