Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Addressing Substance Use Advanced (Level 2) Champion Workshop

Addressing Substance Use Advanced (Level 2) Champion Workshop

Addressing Substance Use Advanced (Level 2) Champion Workshop

Ven, 2016-11-25 08:30 - 16:30
Airlane Hotel & Conference Centre
698 W. Arthur St
Thunder Bay
ON
About this Event:

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of advanced concepts in addiction, such as harm reduction and concurrent disorders.

The Addressing Substance Use Champions Level 1 Workshop is a prerequisite for this session.

If you have not attended Level 1, mandatory completion of the "Engaging Clients with Substance Use Disorders" e-Learn must be completed in order to participate in Level 2. You can access this e-Learn here. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the e-Learn - print and/or save a copy to present to RNAO staff the day of the Level 2 Workshop.

Furthermore, an in-depth look at sustaining implementation of best practices thorough the use of the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines (2nd Edition) will be explored.

Workshop Objectives

    • Develop a understanding of substance use disorders including conducting a comprehensive assessment and describing well evidence based psychosocial and pharmacological treatments

  • Examine advanced concepts such as harm reduction, social determinants of health and concurrent disorders
  • Conduct in-depth exploration of sustaining implementation of best practices through the use of the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines (2nd Edition)
  • Explore concepts related to leadership, mentorship and networking to enhance the Champion role
  • Cost for Members: 
    $0.00 CAD
    Cost for non-Members: 
    $0.00 CAD