Alcohol & Other Drugs Part 3 - Managing Patients with Cannabis Addiction

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Gepps Cross Hotel

560 Main N Road

Blair Athol, SA 5084

Australia

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For GPs, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals

This education session is the final in a three-part series on alcohol & other drugs. Dr Chris Holmwood will provide attendees with an understanding of current patterns of cannabis use, the status of medicinal cannabis in SA and
ways to manage use and reduce risk.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify current patterns of cannabis use and resultant harms in South Australia.

  • Discuss current status of medicinal cannabis in SA.

  • Discuss ways to counsel patients regarding their cannabis use to reduce risk.

  • Identify management options on cannabis withdrawal.

Agenda

6.00pm – 6.30pm Registration and dinner
6.30pm – 7.30pm Welcome and introduction
7.30pm – 7.45pm Tea break
7.45pm – 8.45pm Presentation
8.45pm – 9.00pm Q & A, evaluations & close

Presenters

Dr Chris Holmwood
Director Clinical Consultation
Liasion and Standards
Drug and Alcohol Services

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This activity is supported by funding from the Adelaide Primary Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN program

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Gepps Cross Hotel

560 Main N Road

Blair Athol, SA 5084

Australia

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