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Party Drugs: Understanding the Mindset

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Lecture Overview

Party drugs continue to grow in popularity in Australia as many more people appear to be engaging in recreational drug taking activities. This introductory session offers background on this phenomenon and helps you, as a healthcare professional, to get into the mindset of someone taking recreational party drugs, so to better provide the right care.

 

Educators John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald is an expert in Alcohol and Drug Policy. He is an associate professor at the University of Melbourne. He was previously acting CEO of VicHealth and a board director at Victoria's Northern Hospital. He has a PhD in pharmacology (on the drug ecstasy) and a second PhD in English on the discourse and language used to understand psychoactive substances. His research ranges across the policing of illicit drugs, the lived experience and cultural significance of psychoactive substance use, ranging across hallucinogenics, to stimulants, injectable opiates and alcohol. He is currently completing a book on drugs and pain. See Educator Profile

Delivery
Title
Party Drugs: Understanding the Mindset
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
RTO
Duration
32 m
Start Date
06-Feb-2019
End Date
31-Oct-2020
CPD Points
32 m
Price
30.00
Price Details
$30 p/m
Location
Online
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