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Advanced Course for Nurses: Managing Withdrawal

by Insight

  • date & time

    Thu. 5 Dec 2019
    9:00 am
    -
    Fri. 6 Dec 2019
    4:30 pm

  • location
    4th Floor, 270 Roma Street, 'Biala' City Community Health Centre, Brisbane QLD 4000

This is a 2-Day workshop.


Please note course prerequisites:

(a) Participants must hold current nursing registration with AHPRA

(b) Have attended the Introduction Course for Nurses or be currently working in an AOD Nursing role.


Alcohol and other drug withdrawal can be complicated by a range of issues including poly drug dependence, ethical dilemmas, and coexisting physical and/or mental health conditions.


This course is for Registered Nurses across Queensland wanting to develop their knowledge and skills to enable assessment and management of patients

experiencing complex withdrawal syndromes.


The workshop will utilise didactic presentations linked to practical examples. Course content will focus on the Queensland Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal Guidelines, and include complex withdrawal scenarios often faced within treatment settings.


Presented by the Statewide AOD Nurse Educators


Tea, coffee and a light lunch are provided at all full-day workshops at Biala. The building is wheelchair accessible and interpreters, captioning services and other sensory impairment aids can be organised if required. Please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to your workshop to discuss. 

NB: There is no parking available at Biala.


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