Bacterial Infections and Drug Use

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

After completing this course, you will know several types of bacteria associated with drug use, vital harm reduction information and the signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection. You will also learn how to respond to a bacterial infection outbreak.


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recall different types of bacteria often associated with drug use
  • Explain how bacterial contamination can occur in the context of drug use
  • Describe harm reduction information for bacterial infection in the context of substance use
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of bacterial infections
  • Produce an effective response to potential outbreaks which can be implemented in your service


Event Properties

Start Date 22-02-2021 9:00 am
End Date 20-06-2029 10:00 am
Available places 8310
Individual Price Free
Local Authority Area Scotland Wide

Event Trainer(s)

Katerina Vourlakos


Our Office

Scottish Drugs Forum
91 Mitchell Street
G1 3LN

T: 0141 221 1175

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