Local 183 - Alberta Hospital Edmonton and Community Mental Health Clinics
Last modified: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:58:30 -0700
November 22, 2013 - Cold Turkey...or Not

Cold Turkey...or not? Care and Treatments that Work for Addiction

We had a successful workshop on November 22, 2013 with almost 100 people participating. Dr. Charl Els presented to us about addiction - "Cold Turkey...or not? Care and Treatments that Work for Addiction". Click here for poster.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, the participant will have an increased:
        1. Knowledge of the drugs of abuse.
        2. Understanding of the DSM-5 changes in the field of addiction.
        3. Confidence in applying safe and effective care for addiction.

Presentation from Dr. Els can be found here. (The file is 25MB in size - please be patient).

Dr. Els also provided us with a list of useful web links, which can be found here.

Communication to Debbie Scharf from Robert Tunmore regarding the Edith Cavell Link can be found here.