Welcome to Addiction Plus

Transform Your Understanding of Addiction
with Our Comprehensive Course

Are you a health professional looking to deepen your knowledge of addiction? Look no further!

Addiction Plus is a course that offers an in-depth exploration of addiction and its various facets. The course has been created provide you with the expertise and tools necessary to excel in addiction treatment and management.

You are provided access to one course every 7 days as we believe this is the best way to deliver this course.

Why Choose Addiction Plus?

Extensive Curriculum

  • Gain insights into a wide range of substances and treatment modalities.

  • Topics include Understanding Addiction, Alcohol, Opioids, Methadone & Suboxone, Special Circumstances in OAT, LAIB, Tobacco, Sedatives & Inhalants, Stimulants, Cannabis, and more.

Accredited for over 20 CPD Hours

  • Enhance your credentials with OVER 20 Hours of CPD-accredited hours.

  • Stay current with the latest advancements in addiction medicine.

Expert Instructors

  • Learn from leading professionals in the field of addiction.

  • Benefit from their extensive experience and practical knowledge

What You’ll Learn

  • The science behind addiction and how it affects the brain

  • Effective treatment options for various substances

  • Best practices for managing patients with addiction

  • Special considerations in Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) and Long-Acting Injectable Buprenorphine (LAIB)

  • Strategies for dealing with sedatives, inhalants, stimulants, and more

01 Understanding Addiction

KEY TOPICS

• High risk prescribing practices

• The risks associated with acute pain management

• The management of an opioid trial

• The management of the legacy patient already on high dose opioids

• The diagnosis of opioid use disorder

• Buprenorphine and methadone prescribing

02 Understanding Alcohol

KEY TOPICS

•The physiology of alcohol withdrawal

•Home Residential Withdrawal

•Residential alcohol withdrawal management

•Alcohol Anti Craving Medications

•Alcoholics Anonymous and SMART Recovery

03 Understanding Opioids

KEY TOPICS

•Introduction to Opioids

•OPQRST Approach in Opioid Stewardship

•Understanding Addiction and Opioid Use Disorder

•Opioid Replacement Therapy

04 Understanding Methadone & Suboxone

KEY TOPICS

Methadone in Opioid Agonist Therapy

Methadone and its Social Benefits

Methadone Pharmacology and Induction

Methadone Pharmacokinetics and Interactions

05 Special Circumstances in OAT

KEY TOPICS

•Opioid use in pregnancy

•Post-partum management of opioid use disorder

•Special circumstances in opioid substitution therapy

•Managing complex patient scenarios in opioid substitution therapy

06 Understanding LAIB

KEY TOPICS

•Introduction to LAIB

•First-dose considerations

•Special patient circumstances

•Detailed exploration of Buvidal and Sublocade

•Management strategies and real-life case applications

•Top Tips

07 Understanding Tobacco

KEY TOPICS

•Health risks of tobacco use

•Smoking cessation methods

•Special populations: pregnant women, mental health disorders

•Vaping: benefits, myths, and practical use

•Scientific evidence supporting vaping

08 Understanding Sedatives & Inhalants

KEY TOPICS

•Benzodiazepines

•Benzodiazepine Use Disorder

•Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

•GHB

•GHB Withdrawal

•Gabapentinoids

•Nitrous Oxide (Nangs)

•The Hidden Dangers of Nitrite and Hydrocarbon Inhalants

09 Understanding Stimulants

KEY TOPICS

•Methamphetamine and Amphetamines
•Classification, Mechanism of Action, and Effects

•Methamphetamine Withdrawal and Relapse Prevention

•MDMA/Ecstasy: Uses, Effects, and Risks

•Cocaine: Types, Uses, and Effects on Physical and Mental Health

•Cocaine Toxicity: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

10 Understanding Cannabis

KEY TOPICS

•The Endocannabinoid system and its components.

•THC: Clinical effects, side effects, and medical applications.

•CBD: Clinical benefits, legal status, and potential applications in medicinal use.

•Cannabis use disorder: Criteria, diagnosis, and risk factors.

•Managing cannabis withdrawal symptoms and treatment.

•Synthetic cannabis: Differences from phytocannabinoids and associated health risks.

•Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome: Identification, causes, and treatment.

Educators:
Dr Ferghal Armstrong

FRACGP, FAChAM, FASLM

Dr Thileepan Naren
FRACGP, FAChAM

Ferghal and Thileepan are both, Addiction Medicine specialists.

Join Our Community of Health Professionals

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to advance your career and make a significant impact in the field of addiction treatment. Join our community of dedicated health professionals who are committed to continuous learning and excellence in their practice.

For any questions or further information, feel free to contact our support team

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If for some unlikely reason our course doesn't truly help you, simply cancel anytime within the first 7 days. No hoops to jump through. No hard feelings.

100% 7 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE!

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If for some unlikely reason our course doesn't truly help you, simply cancel anytime within the first 7 days. No hoops to jump through. No hard feelings.

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