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"OTC codeine changes:how to help your patients" WHYALLA

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Whyalla

The Westland Hotel

100 McDouall Stuart Avenue

Whyalla, SA 5608

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‘OTC codeine changes: how to help your patients'

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‘Common dilemmas with patients presenting in general practice with amphetamine related problems’

Presenter: Dr Chris Holmwood

At the completion of this session participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the changes & rationale of codeine prescribing
  2. Describe a systematic approach to assessing risk when working with patients with OTC codeine dependence
  3. Manage withdrawal with symptomatic treatment or buprenorphine/naloxone
  4. Access clinical advice, local resources and pathways for referral
  5. Detail current trends in stimulant use in SA
  6. Describe common types of presentations relating to amphetamine use
  7. Describe how to respond in the GP setting and refer to local and other resources
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The Westland Hotel

100 McDouall Stuart Avenue

Whyalla, SA 5608

Australia

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