Supporting patients with substance misuse

Friday 20 May 2022, 6.00pm - 8.30pm

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education that supports prevention and early intervention strategies for your patients and their families, while promoting evidence-based information about drugs and alcohol.

  • Develop an understanding of the rates of substance misuse including emerging drug trends in different patient populations
  • Develop strategies for assessing patients’ readiness to change in a general practice setting who are at risk of substance misuse
  • Discuss the shared management of patients with substance misuse including community alcohol detoxification
  • Identify appropriate referral pathways and systems to support patients including detoxification and longer-term management of substance misuse.

Funded by Country SA PHN

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