Non Residential
Withdrawal from
RACGP ID:394528
About This Course
Non-residential withdrawal services are one of the treatment streams for people who require alcohol and other drug treatment.
This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective treatment for individuals battling alcohol and drug addiction.
According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, who do the Triennial Household Survey, the last data from which was from 2019, reports the percentage of people who binge drink is about 25%. The people who drink harmfully is about 16.8% and teetotallers are about 9%
Uncover the latest insights and best practices in addiction medicine through our nine engaging and informative video modules. Each module delves into a crucial aspect of non-residential withdrawal services, ensuring you gain a deep understanding of the subject matter. Here's what you can expect to learn:
There are nine video modules in this online course.
  • Introduction to alcohol.
    Explore the foundations of alcohol addiction and its impact on individuals and communities
  • Assessment of hazardous alcohol consumption.
    Master the art of evaluating and identifying problematic alcohol use patterns.
  • Diagnosis of alcohol dependency.
    Learn the diagnostic criteria and assessment tools for identifying alcohol dependency.
  • Alcohol withdrawal.
    Understand the physiological and psychological aspects of alcohol withdrawal, along with effective management strategies.
  • Other complications of alcohol withdrawal.
    Discover potential complications that can arise during the withdrawal process and learn how to address them.
  • Withdrawal management.
    Dive into evidence-based approaches for managing withdrawal symptoms and ensuring patient safety.
  • Practicalities.
    Gain practical insights into the logistical considerations of non-residential withdrawal services, including patient monitoring and support
  • Relapse prevention.
    Acquire essential skills to help patients maintain long-term sobriety and effectively prevent relapse.
  • Pitfalls of NRWA.
    Learn to navigate the challenges and pitfalls that can arise when providing non-residential withdrawal services.
Dr Ferghal Armstrong
Dr. Ferghal, a renowned Addiction Medicine specialist, General Practitioner, and esteemed fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine, is deeply committed to addressing the complex challenges posed by addiction.

With his extensive expertise, he dedicates his professional endeavors to both addiction medicine and general practice, ensuring a comprehensive approach to patient care.

Within his medical practice, Dr. Armstrong holds a pivotal role in the drug and alcohol clinical advisory service. He passionately explores the intricate dynamics that arise at the intersection of addiction and chronic pain.

Driven by his profound interest in this field, he seeks to understand and effectively manage chronic pain while recognizing the intricate relationship it shares with addiction.

To support your learning journey, we provide a downloadable PDF workbook that complements the course material, allowing you to consolidate your knowledge and apply it in real-world scenarios. You'll also have access to over 120 reference slides, offering a wealth of additional resources for further exploration.

To reinforce your understanding, each module concludes with thought-provoking multiple-choice questions. By successfully completing the course, you'll earn a prestigious certificate of completion, recognizing your dedication to advancing your skills in addiction medicine.

We understand the value of continuing professional development, which is why this course has been accredited by RACGP for 5.5 CPD Hours. It's an investment in your career growth, ensuring you stay at the forefront of addiction medicine practices and make a meaningful impact on your patients' lives.

Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your expertise in non-residential withdrawal services. Join the ranks of health professionals who have already transformed their practice and expanded their horizons through our Meducate courses.

Enroll now and embrace a future where you play a vital role in the journey to recovery for those battling addiction. Let us empower you to make a difference.

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