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RCGP Scotland Certificate in the Management of Problem Drug Use

Course/Event Date: Monday, January 1, 0001

Course/Event Duration: 2 Days

Course/Event Description

RCGP Scotland has re-launched it's well-regarded two-part course designed to assist primary care professionals help and care for people affected by drug use. The revised course focuses on a holistic approach to helping people who use drugs, their families and communities, including new priorities and changes in management and treatment. The ethos of the course is to promote reducing harm and drug deaths within a recovery focused framework.

RCGP Scotland has received funding from the Scottish Government to deliver this certificate at a heavily subsidised rate for primary care professionals working in Scotland. Building on the success of the previous courses, this updated certificate reflects the changing picture of problem drug use in Scotland and new priorities in management and treatment.

Part One consists of an e-module provided by SLD Training and two half day online sessions for people working at a generalist level and those intending to provide treatment as part of a locally or nationally enhanced service. This can be completed in isolation or used as an introduction to Part Two.

Part Two aims to allow participants to develop additional competencies relevant to, and suitable for, care and treatment interventions at a specialist level. Participants must complete Part One (or an equivalent qualification) prior to applying for Part Two

Course/Event Venue: Online

This course is targeted at the following specialty Groupings:

  • GP - Public Health & Occupational Medicine

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