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Understanding Addiction and the Brain

  • : Online

Lecture Overview

Why do some people develop a dependence on alcohol or other drugs while others do not? This session will help you to understand what happens in the brain and body to a person taking drugs, and how dependence may develop. Includes an examination of the reward pathways in the brain, and the chemical reactions that follow.

Educators Tim Emerton

Tim Emerton works in an outpatient withdrawal and pharmacotherapy stabilisation clinic as a Nurse Practitioner: alcohol and other drugs. He also works in two pharmacotherapy clinics. Tim has worked in AOD and mental health for the past 24 years in various capacities. This has included managing an outpatient withdrawal service and a pharmacotherapy unit, delivering from cert IV to diploma level AOD education and case managing in a pharmacotherapy clinic. He has worked in the community and inpatient mental health settings. He spent 18 of those years working in the Northern Territory, which provided him with a diverse range of experiences. He was the Community Nurse of the Year in the Northern Territory in 2006 and he was the first AOD Nurse Practitioner in QLD. Tim has a passion to further professionalism and education in AOD nurses and the general community. See Educator Profile

Delivery
Title
Understanding Addiction and the Brain
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Location
Provider Type
RTO
Duration
47 m
Start Date
16-Jul-2019
End Date
28-Apr-2022
CPD Points
47 m
Price
30.00
Price Details
$30 p/m
Location
Online
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