Managing Intoxication and Overdose
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This module outlines the fundamental of managing patients who are intoxicated or at risk of overdose. Supportive care is outlined to a range of commonly used substances including alcohol, cannabis, hallucinogens, psychostimulants, opiates and benzodiazepines.

Learning outcomes

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

  • understand illnesses or injuries that can mimic intoxication
  • identify signs and symptoms of intoxication and overdose
  • identify signs of deterioration and progression from intoxication to overdose
  • identify core elements for nursing management of intoxication and withdrawal states related to a range of commonly used substances.
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