The Dangers of Cannabis Misuse

CPD
36m

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Lecture Overview

There are many variants that can make recreational cannabis use far different from its controlled medicinal use. To understand the dangers of misusing cannabis, watch this session with Tim Emerton and feel more confident in your understanding of what some people call a 'wonder drug'.

Educators

Portrait of Tim Emerton
Tim Emerton

Tim Emerton works in an outpatient withdrawal and pharmacotherapy stabilisation clinic as a Nurse Practitioner: alcohol and other drugs. He also works in two pharmacotherapy clinics. Tim has worked in AOD and mental health for the past 24 years in various capacities. This has included managing an outpatient withdrawal service and a pharmacotherapy unit, delivering from cert IV to diploma level AOD education and case managing in a pharmacotherapy clinic. He has worked in the community and inpatient mental health settings. He spent 18 of those years working in the Northern Territory, which provided him with a diverse range of experiences. He was the Community Nurse of the Year in the Northern Territory in 2006 and he was the first AOD Nurse Practitioner in QLD. Tim has a passion to further professionalism and education in AOD nurses and the general community. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD36m of CPD
First Published10 February 2019
Updated10 February 2019
Expires
21 June 2021
Topics
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Drugs
Psychosocial Considerations
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