Party Drugs: Sedatives

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Lecture Overview

Take a look at the pharmacology of common recreational drugs found at clubs, parties, festivals and other social events and how they are changing the way we practice healthcare. This session focuses on recreational drugs that have a sedative effect including benzos, opioids, ketamine and nitrate.

Educators

Portrait of Shaun Greene
Shaun Greene

Dr Shaun Greene is a clinical toxicologist and emergency medicine physician who works at Austin Health in Melbourne. He is currently medical director of the Victorian Poisons Information Centre and Director of the Austin Hospital Clinical Toxicology Service. Shaun trained as a clinical toxicologist in the United Kingdom where he developed a keen professional interest in recreational drugs. His research interests include novel psychoactive substances and pharmaceutical opioid harm reduction. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD27m of CPD
First Published21 March 2019
Updated21 March 2019
Expires
31 October 2021
Topics
Drugs
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Emergency
Paramedicine
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