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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 10 Mar 2021

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Amphetamine Type Substance (ATS) use Asking, Assessing, Advising, Assisting, and Arranging Care in General Practice

On-demand recorded 10 Mar 2021

This webinar will provide GPs with the skills to screen for ATS use, provide brief interventions, and refer patients into treatment where appropriate. GPs will also be shown how to provide ambulatory withdrawal services for ATS in clinically appropriate circumstances.

Learning outcomes

  1. Recognise and understand the effects and side effects of methamphetamines, the risks and safety issues and how patients present in general practice.
  2. Develop skills using the 5As of brief intervention (ask, assess, advise, assist and arrange) for amphetamine-type substance (ATS) use management in general practice.
  3. Know when, where and how to provide withdrawal services for ATS.
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Presenter

Dr Hester Wilson
(FRACGP, FAChAM)

Dr Hester Wilson is a GP, addiction specialist and Chair of the RACGP’s Specific Interests Addiction Medicine network. Hester has many years’ experience working with people with addiction issues in both general practice and specialist settings. She also works in a public Drug and Alcohol Service in South East Sydney Local Health District. She is a Conjoint Lecturer and PhD candidate, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW.

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