Date

14 May 2021
Expired!

Time

Lotteries House, Lot 642 Cable Beach Road East, Broome
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

Free

Recognising and Responding to Amphetamine Intoxication/Toxicity & Opioid Overdose – Broome

The Recognising and Responding to Amphetamine Intoxication/Toxicity & Opioid Overdose training aims to increase participants’ knowledge and confidence in responding to amphetamine intoxication/toxicity and opioid overdose, with the purpose of improved service provision, client engagement and reducing harms associated with amphetamines and opioid use, including death.  This training is free-of-charge and will be fully catered.

The training will support participants to be able to:

  • * Describe the harms, effects and withdrawal process of amphetamines and opioids.
  • * Identify signs and symptoms of amphetamine intoxication/toxicity and opioid intoxication and overdose.
  • * Respond to clients experiencing amphetamine intoxication/toxicity and psychosis, including the use of de-escalation skills.
  • * Respond to opioid overdose, including basic life support responses, naloxone administration, and post-overdose management.
  • * Be aware of the ‘Recognising and Responding to Amphetamine Intoxication/Toxicity and Opioid Overdose’ resource package components, developed to support trainers to deliver education sessions to frontline workers.

Download course details here Recognising and Responding to Amphetamine Intoxication/Toxicity & Opioid Overdose flyer and registration form

For further information on the training, email enquiries to Grace Oh on E: grace.oh@mhc.wa.gov.au

Registration forms need to be completed and emailed through to E: AOD.training@mhc.wa.gov.au by Friday, 30 April 2021. 

Training delivered by the Mental Health Commission.

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