An exciting series of one-day seminars for all nurses working with people who have substance use problems/addictions is coming up in New Zealand in May.
The seminars are organised by Matua Raki (National Addiction Workforce Development) in partnership with DANA (Drug and Alcohol Nurses Association).
The aims of which are to foster relationships, enhance skills, hear about new and planned initiatives and explore career opportunities.
The seminars are free of charge and lunch and morning tea will also be provided.
Invited Speakers include:
Daryle Deering-NZ and overseas trends
Moira Gilmour-Emergency Department initiative
Louise Leonard-Nurse Practitioner Pathway
David Prentice-Withdrawal management
Wendy Tait-Coexisting problems
Steph Anderson-Rural setting
Michelle Fowler & Shirley McKinney-Youth Drug Court
Raine Berry (Director, Matua Raki)-Where to from here
Other nurses who might like to showcase their work or initiatives they are involved in are invited to do so. If you are interested in this please contact Klare Braye at Klare.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information about the content please go to the Matua Raki website at this link.
When and where?
The seminars will run from 9.30 to 4.00 at three regions around the country.
Dates for the seminars are:
20 May – Hamilton
19 August – Wellington
TBA mid February – Christchurch
How to register
Registration is through the Matua Raki website. Follow this link and then look under “what’s new” or “projects/AOD nursing/Addiction nurses seminars.