Non Residential
Withdrawal from
RACGP ID: 307329
ACRRM ID: 25165
About This Course
Non-residential withdrawal services are one of the treatment streams for people who require alcohol and other drug treatment.
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%
There are nine video modules in this online course.
  • Introduction to alcohol
  • Assessment of hazardous alcohol consumption
  • Diagnosis of alcohol dependency
  • Alcohol withdrawal
  • Other complications of alcohol withdrawal
  • Withdrawal management
  • Practicalities
  • Relapse prevention
  • Pitfalls of NRWA
A downloadable pdf workbook accompanies this course, along with over 120 downloadable reference slides. At the end of each module there are mutiple choice questions.  A certificate of completion is availble for you to download once you complete the course. This course has been accredited with 40 RACGP points.
We have applied for ACRRM CPD. In the meantime ACRRM members can self-report Continuing Professional Developments hours for attending activities that are not accredited with ACRRM, by submitting a certificate of completion and course details to their 'PD Portfolios'.
Dr Ferghal Armstrong
Ferghal is an Addiction Medicine specialist, General Practitioner and fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr Armstrong works in the drug and alcohol clinical advisory service.

He divides his time between addiction medicine and general practice. He has a keen interest in chronic pain and the interface that exists between addiction and chronic pain.
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