Management of Patients Under the Influence of Illicit Drugs - PDC54279




2 hours

This online Short Course will outline the common forms of illicit drugs taken in the Australian Society and the potential side effects.  The course will provide you with guidelines on the current recommended management of patients under the influence of illicit drugs to manage both the patient and members of society.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 2 hours
  1. Identify common illicit drugs in Australia and their side effects
  2. Describe the management of a patient under the influence of illicit drugs
  3. Reflect on the roles and responsibilities of first responders and clinicians in the management of patients under the influence of illicit drugs.


Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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