june, 2020

09jun9:00 am4:00 pmAlcohol Awareness

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Event Details

This one-day course is designed to raise awareness, increase knowledge and confidence of alcohol and issues related to alcohol. This level caters for all staff and partner agencies who require a basic knowledge of the issues surrounding alcohol.  Learning outcomes:

Participants can expect to:
• Have an understanding of the impact of alcohol on our society as a whole including the latest news;
• Be aware of how alcohol travels through the body and factors that influence its metabolism;
• Develop an increased knowledge of what a unit is, what the safe guidelines are for both men and women and tips for sensible drinking;
• Gain an overview of the short and long term effects of regularly exceeding the recommended daily limits for alcohol;
• Be aware of the links between alcohol and fire, and be able to reduce the associated risks;
• Develop an ability to identify the signs and symptoms of alcohol misuse;
• Have an understanding of the impact of alcohol use during pregnancy; and
• Be aware of the alcohol services available in Ayrshire and Arran.

If you would like to book a place or have any queries about any of the courses, please contact: the PSST on 01294 322339 or email:
psst@aapct.scot.nhs.uk

** Please note that the following fees will be invoiced for late cancellation (less than seven days) and non-attendance: Late cancellation – £20; non attendance – £40

Time

(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

MacDonald Education Centre

Ayr Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, KA6 6DX

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