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Course Director

Nat is a practising GP and for over twenty years has held senior clinical leadership positions in primary and community care organisations providing treatment to those dependent upon alcohol or drugs. As the managing director of SLD Training, he oversees the delivery of the UK RCGP courses in substance and alcohol misuse. Over the last 20 years almost 30,000 individuals have completed such courses and Nat has contributed to course development since inception. He is also the Primary Care Specialty Lead, for the UK National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (Yorkshire and Humber) and he has contributed to over two hundred peer reviewed publications and invited conference presentations pertaining to treatment of addictions.

Dr Nat Wright
Managing Director
RCGP Certificate in the Management of Drug Misuse Part 1 +
RCGP Certificate in the Management of Drug Misuse Part 1 +
Course Dates
Start DateDurationLocationRemaining
10/06/20211 day
Start Time: 9:15 AM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Venue Address: This will take place on Zoom.

Course overview
This multi-disciplinary course is suitable for those who have completed their RCGP Drugs Part 1 in the last 3 years and wish to build upon the skills and knowledge gained and enhance their learning. This training encompasses new topics with the revised guidance published in the 2017 Clinical Guidelines by PHE (Public Health England).

Learning outcomes

  • Provide an update on the most recent evidence available regarding use, presentation, and management of users with problematic use of new psychoactive substances.
  • Understand how changing drug trends are identified and treatment responses to such trends.
  • Recognise risk factors for drug-related deaths and appropriate treatment responses.
  • Better assess patients’ symptoms of pain with a possible history of prescription medication abuse.
  • Understand the principles informing the management of key co-morbid physical and mental health problems.
  • Identify the principles of trauma-informed care and how they can inform treatment provision.
  • Become aware of the policy and evidence for recent developments in the non-medic prescriber workforce.

Course details

  • A full RCGP accredited training day.
  • Completion of an e-Learning module.
  • 10 CPD hours will be gained on completion of this course.

Virtual delivery
Our virtual courses are designed to deliver an interactive and engaging experience through group discussions and collaborative polls via an online platform. If you are unable to travel to one of our National training events, you can receive high-quality accredited training without leaving your home.

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