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Introduction to Withdrawal Management - Bundaberg

by Insight

  • date & time

    Wed. 14 Nov 2018
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Level 1, Margaret Rose Centre, 312 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg Central QLD 4670

NB: This training is recommended for all practitioners and is highly recommended for Nurses who are working in AOD treatment and mental health services.


The aim of the course is to develop basic knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of withdrawal for people who are dependent on alcohol and other drugs as outlined in the Queensland Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Topics include:

  • history of substance use, statistics, prevalence and rates of use
  • foundational AOD theories and concepts
  • understanding dependence, tolerance and withdrawal
  • rationale and principles underpinning withdrawal management
  • patient presentations for withdrawal management
  • assessment for withdrawal management
  • drug-specific withdrawal symptoms, including the withdrawal process and expected duration

Please Note: This workshop is a pre-requisite for the 2-day Advanced Withdrawal Course for Nurses Participants must hold current nursing registration with AHPRA.


Presenters: Sam Clark and Jim Hunt

Click Here to download a flyer for this workshop.


NB: Participants will need to provide their own lunch.

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