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New Treatment Pathways for Prescription Opioid Dependence
- : Sydney NSW 2000
Dependence on prescription opioids is a growing issue, and management can be challenging due to its chronic relapsing nature. This activity outlines methods for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of prescription opioid dependence, with a focus on selecting an appropriate choice of treatment method.
By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:
- Appreciate of the growing problem of prescription opioid dependence, a chronic relapsing medical condition that can be effectively treated.
- Understand the role of primary care in identifying and engaging with patients, and of the treatment pathways available.
- Utilise the new medication assisted treatment options available to GPs.
- Describe the national, state and territory regulatory frameworks that facilitate opioid treatments.
This activity is sponsored by Indivior.