Assessment of a Person with an Addiction

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9m
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Lecture Overview

In this brief and practical talk, Geoff Ahern identifies the most important strategies we can apply in our assessment of the patient that is struggling with addiction. The key, he argues, is building rapport. As health professionals, patient rapport is at the heart of every interaction we have with our patients - but why is it especially important in the setting of addiction?
Details
CPD9m of CPD
First Published08 June 2017
Updated08 June 2017
Expires
04 May 2020
Learning Tools
Topics
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Clinical Assessment
Communication
Drugs
Alcohol