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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 stimulant effect including psychoactives, MDMA or ecstasy and cocaine.


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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.




18 Total Rating(s)

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Nicole bethell
16 Apr 2019

Very informative

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Catherine Thorburn
16 Apr 2019

Good very informative resource, updating new drugs and common drugs on our streets.

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Kathryn Pout
15 Apr 2019

Gave very interesting & informative lecture.

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Renu Renu
14 Apr 2019

Good selection of topic

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Maria Lou Reyna Lupas Anides
12 Apr 2019

No bias

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Donna Sebille
10 Apr 2019

This was very informative. My knowledge on a lots of illicit substance was minimal, particualarly in regards to Synthetic THC. Very useful.

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Joshua Vo
09 Apr 2019

Very nicely presented and thoroughly researched. Gave great resources and summary points on each drug's impact and properties.

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Claire ocarroll
09 Apr 2019

Fantastic content

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Lisa Hajarat
07 Apr 2019

Hearing the Hx of ice use in WW2 & JFK was interesting. Diff spin on things, aside from how they work and Mx of the agitated snd psychotic pt.

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Kimberley Ryan
07 Apr 2019

I found this lecture engaging, I learnt a few new things.