The Role of Nursing in Addictions Medicine
Original Presentation Date: 27 September 2022
Debbie Curtis, Mental Health and Addictions Consultant, Department of Health and Community Services
Bonita Kenway, Nurse Practitioner, Central Health Opioid Dependence Treatment Hub
Jennifer Patrick, Nurse Practitioner, Eastern health Opioid Dependence Treatment Hub
Brenda Kennedy, Coordinator, Opioid Dependence Treatment Hub, Labrador Grenfell Health
Nurses have a key role in the field of addictions medicine. Practicing from a harm reduction perspective, nurses are part of a team that supports and treats people with substance use disorder. Nurses report this area of practice as fulfilling and inspiring as they help people begin their recovery journey.
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