Drug Use and Mandatory Reporting

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Lecture Overview

MDMA, ketamine, ecstasy - all are commonly used party drugs that are illegal to possess, supply or manufacture. This is a must-watch for all healthcare professionals on the legal responsibilities you have in mandatory reporting, providing care when under the influence of drugs, and more.

Educators

Portrait of Pierre Baume
Pierre Baume

Pierre Baume is a barrister at the Victorian Bar and practises in the areas of health law, family law, and commercial law. He has also worked as a senior academic in several universities across Australia. Until 2012, he was a senior academic at Monash University where he taught mental health, law, and ethics. Pierre is a Director of the St Kilda Legal Service and past vice chair of the Mental Health Legal Centre. Prior to joining the Victorian Bar, Pierre spent 25 years in the health industry, both as clinician and administrator. He is the founding director of the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention and Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences at Griffith University. He has published and presented over 100 papers nationally and internationally. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD57m of CPD
First Published28 February 2019
Updated28 February 2019
Expires
01 November 2021
Topics
Drugs
Alcohol
Legal
Ethics
Professional Issues
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Addiction and Substance Abuse
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