This presentation will discuss a new standard of care for alcohol use disorder; how it was developed and the barriers to its use. The presentation will also cover screening, and new strategies for alcohol withdrawal. Dr. Jeff Harries has worked in Penticton since 1990 as a full-service General Practitioner. He recently began speaking to groups throughout the province about Alcohol Use Disorder and how people with this disorder can be cared for differently.
For front-line mental health and substance use workers, clinicians, team leaders, managers, practice leads, administrators, nurse practitioners and physicians in Syilx Okanagan communities.
Due to COVID-19 this workshop series will be completely virtual via GoToMeeting. You will need access to a computer, tablet or smart phone to attend the virtual workshop. A confirmation email will be sent to you before the virtual workshop with the links and instructions on how to join the meeting.
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