Drug and Alcohol Abuse Awareness

MEDISAFE TRAINING

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Awareness course

 

Description

 

Alcohol and drugs can produce a whole spectrum of physical and mental problems which can affect and damage almost every part of the body, some irreversibly.

 

This awarenes course has been designed to help delegates learn the physical, psychological and sociological effects of alcohol along with the effects and health risks of illegal drugs.

 

 

Duration

 

3 hours

 

Course content

 

  • Introduction
  • WHO - Definition of Dependence
  • Physical signs and symptoms of alcohol dependence
  • Psychological signs and symptoms of alcohol dependence
  • Long term effects of alcohol
  • Alcohol misuse in teenagers
  • Binge drinking
  • Common illegal drugs such as cocaine, amphetamines, benzodiazepines,

cannabis, heroin, ecstasy, ketamine and mephedrone

  • Misuse of over the counter medication and drugs
  • Volatile substances
  • Physical signs and symptoms of drug use
  • Psychological signs and symptoms of drug use
  • Health risks and effects of illegal drugs
  • Impact of drinking alcohol and taking drugs

 

 

Cost

 

Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING today on 01112111 716191 2181217 for a very competitive unbeatable quote .

 

Assessment

 

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor.

 

Certification

 

A certificate of attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.

 

Important Information

 

Please note that the candidates should have satisfactory English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete any assessments.

 

Please also note that photo ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.

 

  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.

MEDISAFE TRAINING 31 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HH

MEDISAFE TRAINING, 31 Frederick Street, Birmingham, est Midlands, B1 3HH

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