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Understanding Psychoactive Drugs (Core Skill)

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

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This workshop is designed for those wanting to gain a basic understanding of what psychoactive drugs are and the various licit and illicit substances used in Australia today. The workshop also covers:

  • classification and effects of psychoactive drugs (including street names for commonly used drugs)
  • patterns of use and harms from substance use
  • basic neurobiology
  • intoxication and overdose
  • tolerance and withdrawal
  • pharmacotherapies currently available

Prerequisite: Online Induction Material – Module 2

A certificate will be issued once core skills requirements are met.

This workshops is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 6 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

Australia

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