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Understanding Psychoactive Drugs - Rockhampton

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 18 Jun 2019
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Group Room 3 & 4, Learning & Development Centre, Rockhampton Hospital, Canning Street, Rockhampton City QLD 4700

Prerequisite eLearning: Online Induction Material – Module 2 

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

Presenter: Dan Phillips and Margaret Ness

Click here to download a flyer for this workshop.

NB: Participants will be required to provide their own lunch.

For the Rockhampton Hospital Learning & Development Centre map, please click here.

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