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 HDI58 17/01/2022

  • Duration 3h
  • Total Enrolled 15
  • Last Update December 21, 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.

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82999851883?pwd=bUpiSzVoN1dNdi9OYTBRbjNvQWh1UT09

Meeting ID: 829 9985 1883
Passcode: 127026

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

1 Lessons3h

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Good for understanding the basics. Great trainer!

Very informative and engaging

Highly recommended. Lots of relevant information from an excellent trainer. I have a much better understanding of the issue of prescription and OTC medication misuse after the course.

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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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