|Duration||One day (6 hours online)|
|Session Leader||Daniela A. Collins|
|Date||Contact NHS study day Team for more information|
This one-day training will develop health and social care worker’s knowledge and awareness of addiction and problematic substance use in service users. It will be of interest to all healthcare professionals, including students on any health programmes, drug workers, individuals involved in needle exchange and harm reduction services, commissioners, public health practitioners, community-based practitioners, pharmacists, mental health professionals working in inpatient and community setting with service users, and anyone with a special interest in substance misuse.
During the session, participants will learn about the problematic use of various substances (the most commonly misused alcohol and drug substances in the UK including the novel psychoactive substances (NPS), and will increase in confidence in their ability to carry out a brief assessment around substance use in their work settings.
By the end of the session, participants should be able to:
Study mode: Synchronous online delivery via virtual classroom using one of the following web-based learning and teaching platforms (e.g. MS teams, Kaltura NewRow, Adobe Connect, Zoom). The content on the day will be delivered via a mixture of PowerPoint presentation, small group exercise and discussion, group feedback and recap/quiz.
There are several funding options available:
For more information on these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.
To apply for this course, please email our NHS study days team.