26 Jun 2018
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM
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Event location
Jasper Hotel
489 Elizabeth Street
Available to
General Practice
Allied Health Providers
General Practitioners
Professional development points
Everything you need to know about AOD
Join us on the 26th of June to network with key AOD experts and stakeholders to enhance knowledge and insight on hot topics, AOD referral processes and supports.
  • Explore key ideas for improving AOD service referral
  • Network with health practitioners, AOD workers and other AOD partners
  • Active demonstration of HealthPathways and exploration of possible future direction HealthPathways in the AOD space

Speakers and topics will include

Dr Malcolm Dobbin, Senior Medical Advisor, DHHS
SafeScript Update
Dr Yvonne Bonomo, Director, Addiction Medicine St Vincent's Hospital
Alcohol in Pregnancy
Brad Pearce, Acting Manager Alcohol & Other Drugs, NWMPHN
Working Together To Better Understand AOD Supports
Dr Nick Rhodes, Clinical Editor, HealthPathways
Opioid Use & Dependence
Dr Shalini Arunogiri, Turning Point
Methamphetamine & Psychosis: perspectives from research for frontline clinicians

Learning outcomes

  • Develop appropriate treatment plans for opioid dependence using HealthPathways
  • Identify the challenges and rewards when working with patients with AOD issues
  • Explain and critique the issues relating to alcohol use during pregnancy
  • Navigate the AOD referral system
  • Comment on the relationship between psychosis and stimulant use

Morning Tea and light refreshments will be provided

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*This event is being hosted by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) and Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN)

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