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Lecture Overview

MDMA, ketamine, ecstasy - all are commonly used party drugs that are illegal to possess, supply or manufacture. This is a must-watch for all healthcare professionals on the legal responsibilities you have in mandatory reporting, providing care when under the influence of drugs, and more.


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Pierre Baume

Pierre Baume is a barrister at the Victorian Bar and practises in the areas of health law, family law, and commercial law. He has also worked as a senior academic in several universities across Australia. Until 2012, he was a senior academic at Monash University where he taught mental health, law, and ethics. Pierre is a Director of the St Kilda Legal Service and past vice chair of the Mental Health Legal Centre. Prior to joining the Victorian Bar, Pierre spent 25 years in the health industry, both as clinician and administrator. He is the founding director of the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention and Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences at Griffith University. He has published and presented over 100 papers nationally and internationally.



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6 Total Rating(s)

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Linley Cook
06 Mar 2019

Obviously a very experienced presenter who made a subject that can be a bit dry , into an entertaining and informative education session

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Gillian Draper
03 Mar 2019

Enjoyed the presentation lots of great knowledge.

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Dianne Walsh
02 Mar 2019

Working in the area of drug and alcohol does not prepare you for the situation when you are confronted with an impaired worker colleague. This lecture assisted me to be confident in taking action from a legal and ethical perspective.

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suzanne roslyn mason
02 Mar 2019

it was a hard and teadious subject

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Elenore Quebral
01 Mar 2019

Very informative