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Type: Webinar
When: 28 Oct, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEDT)


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Email: NSW&ACT Events
Call: 02 9886 4707


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Approaching Patient Conversations About AOD Use

Webinar 28 Oct, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEDT)

This webinar will focus on talking to your patients about their alcohol and other drug use, how to feel confident asking, assessing, giving advice and assisting your patients to make decisions about what they want and need and all in a usual GP consult.

We will also be including skill-building in motivational interviewing & brief interventions

Learning outcomes

  1. Demonstrate their skills and confidence opening conversations with patients about alcohol and other drugs to engage in a non-confrontational conversation that helps to build patients self-efficacy
  2. Describe how to obtain a comprehensive alcohol and other drug history and risk assessment
  3. Discuss how language affects rapport
  4. Be aware how to use motivational interviewing skills to help consolidate patient desire for change
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points


Dr Hester Wilson

Chair of Specific Interest Addiction Medicine Network

Leah McLeod

NUAA leader

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