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Codeine Rescheduling – Significance for General Practice and how to prepare

Tue 24th October @ 6:30 pm

Free

Sydney North Primary Health Network (SNPHN) invites local GPs, Primary Care Nurses and Pharmacists to an information evening for primary care clinicians, outlining the forthcoming codeine rescheduling, the impact on general practice and how to be prepared.

DATE: Tuesday 24 October

TIME: 

6:30pm registration and dinner
7:00-9:00pm workshop

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DATE:
Tue 24th October


TIME:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
Roseville Golf Club
4 Links Road
Roseville NSW 2069
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RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity has been allocated 4 category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD Program, activity number 113864

SPEAKERS:
  • Dr Mark Hardy, Staff Specialist, NSLHD
  • Dr Suzanne Nielsen, Pharmacist and Research Fellow for the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Primary Care Nurses and Pharmacists

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Outline the forthcoming changes to scheduling of Codeine Analgesics and how these changes will impact general practice and pharmacy.
  • Identify management of patients misusing codeine, including those suffering from chronic pain.
  • Identify alternative prescribing options.
  • Identify treatment options for management of opioid dependence.
COST:
No cost for GPs and health professionals practising within the SNPHN region

RSVP BY:
Tue 17th October 2017

ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Cathy, Education Team – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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