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Community Attitudes Towards Cannabis Use

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
35 minutes
Provider
Ausmed
Lecture Overview

Cannabis use can be a focus of passionate discussion with some people promoting its use and others seeing it as a dangerous gateway to other illicit substances and crime. This session looks at factors that can shape our opinions and will promote an open discussion about widely held attitudes.

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.

Delivery
Title
Community Attitudes Towards Cannabis Use
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Legal, Substance abuse
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
35 minutes
Start Date
16-Jan-2019
End Date
21-Jun-2021
CPD Points
35 minutes of CPD
Price
Free
Price Details
Subscription Needed
Location
Online
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