Date
17 Jul 2018
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus
Level 5 Centre Main Ward Building Grattan Street
PARKVILLE VIC 3050
Australia
Available to
All
Professional development points
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As a healthcare provider are you well-placed to assess and manage patients misusing alcohol and other drugs?
Enhance your knowledge to better manage patients within your own practice. Join us to learn more about the tools available and the skills required to undertake effective Alcohol and other Drug assessments, to identify appropriate treatment options and pathways.  Recently developed HealthPathways will be showcased with a discussion on how they can be utilised in your practice and how they can support the implementation of SafeScript, Victoria’s real-time prescription monitoring system.
 

Learning outcomes

  • Effectively use alcohol and other drug assessment tools in primary care settings
  • Apply best practice management approaches for patients presenting with alcohol and other drug issues, particularly those dependent on Opioids
  • Understand the role of HealthPathways and its application for the management of drug and alcohol issues
  • Apply strategies to more effectively engage people in assessing their substance use
Speakers
  • Dr Fram Bramwell - General Practitioner
  • Dr Benny Monheit - Addiction Medicine Specialist
  • Danny Jeffcote - Manager AOD and Programs Health Works
  • Dr Nick Rhodes - General Practitioner, HealthPathways

This is a partnered event between North-Western Melbourne Pharmacotherapy Network and North Western Melbourne PHN

Registration 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Light Dinner will be provided  
 

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