Benzodiazepine Withdrawal – Nursing Care and Management
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This module gives a comprehensive overview of benzodiazepine withdrawal and related nursing care and management. The module explains the impact of benzodiaepine withdrawal, risks involved in the delivery of care and strategies to support patients and improve their experience of care. In addition, there is a range of resources listed and information for included for further review.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this CPD module, you should be able to:

  • know how to identify, assess & manage a patient in benzodiazepine withdrawal
  • be able to identify the type of benzodiazepines and the differences in short versus long acting benzodiazepines
  • have an understanding of the use of the benzodiazepine withdrawal scale and its use in assessment of withdrawal
Prerequisites Nil
Course dates On enrolment at your own pace
Mode of delivery Online
Course duration 1 CPD hours
ACN Member Fee $27.00
Non-member Fee $30.00