Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Addressing Substance Use Advanced (Level 2) Champion Workshop - Hamilton Health Sciences

Addressing Substance Use Advanced (Level 2) Champion Workshop - Hamilton Health Sciences

Addressing Substance Use Advanced (Level 2) Champion Workshop - Hamilton Health Sciences

Mar, 2017-11-21 08:30 - 16:30
Juravinski Hospital (Auditorium)
7111 Concession St.
Hamilton
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