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Drug Seeking & Other Challenges

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Gepps Cross Hotel

560 Main North Road

Blair Athol, SA 5084

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For GPs, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals

This session will educate GPs on how to overcome the barriers and difficulties when dealing with drug seeking patients. The presenter will also provide an update on the various approaches to handle these consultations and the resources available.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • To understand the prevalence of drug seeking patients;
  • To identify the barriers and difficulties GPs experience when consulting with drug seeking patients;
  • To understand the different approaches to address drug seeking
  • patients and the inherent risks associated with these approaches;
  • To familiarise yourself with resources to assist drug seeking
  • patients.

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6.30pm - 7.00pm Registration & light dinner
7.00pm - 9.00pm Presentation by Dr Paul Grinzi
General Practitioner & Chairman of RACGP Victorian Drug & Alcohol Committee
9.00pm - 9.15pm Questions, evaluation & close

This program is funded by the Adelaide Primary Healthy Network and Indivior

RACGP QI & CPD Category 2, 4 points

RSVP Tuesday 25th July 2017

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