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.

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Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs WFD08 HDI20 28/06/2021

  • Duration 3h
  • Total Enrolled 18
  • Last Update May 11, 2021

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.

The zoom link to join the session is provided below

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84859874447?pwd=TUNKUElMcm9BTUJydEdNSmpTd0RkQT09

Meeting ID: 848 5987 4447
Passcode: 782247

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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4.40 (5 ratings)

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Useful course if somewhat dated, sadly let down by the Candidate/User Dashboard on the Ascert website. The links provided do not work either.

really interesting overview of misuse of otc and Rx drugs. well delivered and interesting

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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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