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Region 1: 2018 Update Coping and Caring for Persons Substance Use Disorder: TWO-PART, ALL DAY EVENT

12.04.2018

2018-12-04 2018-12-04 America/New_York Region 1: 2018 Update Coping and Caring for Persons Substance Use Disorder: TWO-PART, ALL DAY EVENT http://massnurses.org/news-and-events/events/p/event/11000 MNA MNA donotreply@massnurses.org

This course is available for online registration.
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Morning Session: Drug Abuse and Addiction:  Nobody’s Immune

Description: This program will provide nurses with the variety of illicit drugs abused by patients to include the exotic street drugs.  It will include the etiology of addiction and drug use, pharmacological treatments and nursing management of patients who present under the influence.  Evidence-based interventions will be discussed.  Nasal Narcan training will be provided.

Presenter: Charlene Richardson, MSN, RN, CEN, LNC

Afternoon Session: 2018 Learn to Cope:  The Family Perspective

Description:   This program will enable the nurse to describe the widespread issues surrounding substance abuse disorder, the effects of addiction on the individual, their family unit, and their community of residence. 

Presenter: Joanne Peterson, Executive Director, Learn to Cope

Date: December 4, 2018

Time: 9-9:30 a.m., Registration
           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Morning Program
           12-1 p.m., Lunch and Afternoon Registration
           1-3:30 p.m., Afternoon Program

Location:  Delaney House, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke, MA; www.delaneyhouse.com

Fee:  Member/Associate Member* Free; Non-Members $195.  *Requires a $50 placeholder fee which will be returned upon attendance at program.

Contact Hours:  Will be provided.


To register: complete the Regional Registration Form and submit it to the MNA Region 1 Office, 241 King Street, Suite 226, Northampton, MA 01060. For questions, please contact Region 1 at 413.584.4607 or email region1@mnarn.org.

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