Provider: Trinity College Dublin on Future Learn
Address: Virtual platform.
On this course, you’ll receive an overview of approaches to addiction treatment, from detoxification to harm reduction and addiction recovery. Learning from real life examples, you’ll hear from experienced practitioners around the globe and be introduced to addiction assessment tools. You’ll also learn how to conduct screening and brief interventions, and administer naloxone in the case of an overdose.
This course focuses on approaches to drug and alcohol addiction treatment for nurses and other healthcare professionals. It is suitable for those with some knowledge, as well as those with no prior knowledge or qualifications in addiction.
What topics will you cover?
This addiction treatment course is aimed at nurses, midwives, and allied health and social care professionals. No prior experience or qualifications in addiction are required. The course aims to widen understanding of addiction recovery in the sector.
No prior experience or qualifications in addiction are required. The course aims to widen understanding of addiction recovery in the sector.
Not applicable. For information on the course, see the website https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/identifying-and-responding-to-drug-and-alcohol-addiction
This course is delivered by global experts in addiction from Trinity College Dublin, practising addiction nurse and midwife experts, and harm reduction specialists. Your course creators are pioneers of a new Healthy Addiction Treatment (HAT) recovery model, and you’ll learn more about HAT during the course. The intention of this course is to improve knowledge of addiction treatment approaches in healthcare, and in the longer term, create more addiction specialists.