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POMs and OTC misuse: a growing issue

Duration: 1 day

Who is the course for: Workers who are likely to see the diversion or misuse of common Prescription or Pharmacy medication in the course of their work.

About the course: Workers in a custodial and housing settings highlight that a wider range of Prescription and Pharmacy Medicines are being misused. This course looks at this trend and highlights key compounds being misused including codeine, antihistamines, antipsychotics, anti-depressants and a range of othe compounds that are sought after.

Especially popular course with experienced drugs workers, housing workers and staff in custody settings.

Objectives: By the end of the course workers will be able to:

Course includes:

Format: Taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, whole group discussion.

Handouts: Full handouts will be provided, and sources of further information

DANOS Modules: AA1, AB1, AB2, AC1, AD1, AF1, AG1, AG2, AG3, AH3, AH4, AH7, AL1, AL2

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