“What’s New in Addiction Nursing?” [Volume 21]

Emerging Overdose Complexities from the Unregulated Drug Supply in British Columbia:
Rigidity, Dyskinesia, and Benzodiazepine Contamination

Tim Gauthier (NP)
Addiction Nurse Practitioner Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Use

Tuesday, October 6
12pm – 1pm

Learning objectives:

  1. To understand the implications of atypical overdose presentations on morbidity and mortality.
  2. To learn about strategies in the management of atypical overdose presentations in the community setting.

What’s New in Addiction Nursing? is a lunch-time series featuring local and international experts, clinicians, and researchers who will deliver the latest research and information on novel, evidence-based addiction medicine topics.

This free series is geared towards the needs and interests of individuals operating in a healthcare or research setting, however, the public and other interested stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to attend.


If you have any questions about event logistics, please contact Adrina Halket at [email protected].

  • October 6, 2020
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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