BC ECHO on Substance Use

“Care Guidance for Benzodiazepine Prescribing”
Presenter: Dr. Nadia Fairbairn

Thursday, September 28
12pm – 1pm

Learning objectives:

  1. identify the clinical use and safer prescribing practices for benzodiazepine receptor agonists and Z-drugs (BZRAs),
  2. understand the risks associated with long-term BZRA use,
  3. discuss alternative treatment options to BZRAs, and
  4. describe how to design a BZRA taper for patients who have been prescribed BZRAs for an extended period of time

BC ECHO on Substance Use program brings together primary care providers and interdisciplinary addiction experts in a virtual network. Providers hear expert advice guided by the latest evidence, share resources, expand collective knowledge, and enhance expertise in the treatment and management of substance use disorders. Sessions are hosted over Zoom.


  • September 28, 2023
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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