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Bacterial Infections and Drug Use

Can you recognise the signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection? 

After completing this course, you will know the signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection, gain an overview of different bacterial infection outbreaks in Scotland, and learn harm reduction information relevant to bacterial infections.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
6948
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LGBTQI+ Substance Use - An Introduction

LGBTQI+ people have experienced various layers of stigma for years. This has had a profound impact on their health.

 

This course will take you through a short journey of LGBTQI+ history showing you how key events affect the community to this day. You will be given insight into how substances are used in the LGBTQI+ community. By the end, you will be equipped with techniques to make your service more inclusive.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
8750
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Hepatitis B in Scotland

Did you know that Hepatitis B affects 9,000 people in Scotland? Do you know what Hepatitis B is? Do you know how it is passed from person to person?

This course is full of information about what acute and chronic Hep B is, who is at risk of infection, and importantly, who should be getting tested.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
8047
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Overdose Prevention, Intervention and Naloxone

Do you know how to respond to an overdose?

This short e-learning course will show you how to administer Naloxone. Naloxone temporarily reverses an opioid overdose. You will learn facts about drug-related deaths in Scotland, how to identify an overdose and how to respond to an overdose. You will also learn how Naloxone works and how you can use it to potentially save a life.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
5791
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HIV: Preventable and Treatable

Do you know about the current HIV outbreak in Scotland? Would you like to expand your understanding of HIV and how it is transmitted?

This e-learning course will increase your knowledge of HIV prevention and treatment. You will also learn about the current HIV outbreak in Scotland among people who inject drugs.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
7856
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Cocaine and other Psychostimulants

Did you know that cocaine and psychostimulant use is increasing in Scotland? These substances are widely available and easy to access. Sadly, deaths where cocaine has been implicated are on the rise. By completing this course, you will learn vital harm reduction information.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
6712
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What’s happening on the streets with benzos?

Did you know benzodiazepines (benzos) were implicated in over 70% of Scotland’s drug-related deaths? Benzos are widely used in Scotland, and this has a significant impact on people and their communities.

Scottish Drugs Forum has put together this thought-provoking course that covers the effects of benzos and harm reduction techniques. 

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
6240
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Drug Awareness - An introductory course

Are you new to working in health, social care, or addiction support services? Are you an existing staff member looking to brush up on basic drug awareness? This course lays the foundation for all our other e-learning courses and is a great place to start!

After you complete this course, you will recognise different patterns of drug use and be able to name commonly used drugs in Scotland. You will also learn vital harm reduction techniques that you can immediately put into action. 

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
1693

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Contraception information for people who use drugs

If you use drugs and/or support people who use drugs and want to know what different methods of contraception are available, then this e-learning course has been designed for you.

In this course, our trusted experts have presented different methods of contraception in an easy-to-understand way so that you can identify which methods are long-acting and reversible.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
8388
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Hepatitis C and New Treatments

Do you know what Hepatitis C is? Do you know about the new Hep C treatments?

This course is packed full of information about what Hep C is, the importance of testing, risk factors, different methods of testing, the importance of treatment and the benefits of new treatments.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
7565
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How are your sites?

In services, particularly those offering Injection Equipment Provision (IEP), workers often ask clients the question ‘How are your sites?’

Do you know what to do when the answer differs from ‘Okay’? 

Scottish Drugs Forum have carefully designed this e-learning course to help you answer those questions by focusing on the structure of the skin, skin problems in people who inject, and the difference between infected and non-infected injecting wounds. 

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
7961
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Motivational Interviewing in Brief Conversations

Helping professionals are often required to have discussions with people about making changes to that person’s lifestyle or behaviours. Have you ever wondered why or how conversations inspire change?

If you are a helping professional looking for answers to these questions, the counselling method called Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a method you will want to explore with us in this course.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
5159
    This training is only available for people in "Glasgow City".
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Potluck - An introduction to cannabis and synthetic varieties for front line workers

Do you work in Glasgow? Do you need to update your knowledge of cannabis? If the answer is yes, then this course is for you!

Our specialists at Scottish Drugs Forum have put together a course that will give you an excellent introduction to cannabis, and synthetic varieties. 

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Glasgow City
9026
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New Drugs, New Trends? A Worker's Toolkit for NPS.

Have you been in contact with someone who uses New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)?

This course has been designed to give you an overview of NPS and how to support people who use NPS. By the end of this course, you will be able to recognise different patterns of use, you will have a deeper understanding of two types of NPS in Scotland and learn harm reduction techniques for people who use NPS.

Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide
6472

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