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Round Up: Mental Health and AOD Education Month – Week 4

February 25, 2022

Yesterday’s webinar concluded our focused look at Best Practice Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Care for this week.

We thank you for your engagement, and hope all our staff found some of their questions on this subject answered.

If You Missed It

Please click below to view the recorded webinar for Thursday February 24th, which included a presentation from Addiction Medicine Registrar Paul Maccartney, and Addiction Medicine CNC Thomas Jones with Drug Health Services, followed by Q & A.

You’ll find all the support resources and educational content from Week 4 – including this webinar recording – on the The Mental Health and AOD Education and Support page on unitED.

WeLearn

A reminder that this week’s topic is also supported by the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) WeLearn course (estimated completion time 1-2 hours). The following modules have been developed for all ED nursing staff:

  1. Introduction to Alcohol and Other Drugs
  2. Patient Engagement, Approach and History Taking
  3. Alcohol
  4. Methamphetamine (Ice)
  5. Opiods
  6. Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)

Tip: Search “AOD” in WeLearn’s courses catalogue.

Login to WeLearn here.

Mental Health and AOD Education Month Continues

Next week is our final topic! As usual, look forward to additional resources to support your care of patients who present to our Emergency Departments.

– Be safe – be smart – be kind, the unitED Team –

– To review previous News bulletins, please see here. – 

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