Melbourne Seminar

Alcohol and other drugs information seminar

Interested in a career move into an alcohol and other drugs specialty?

Expand your horizons at this free information seminar.

At the seminar you will get an overview of what to expect as a nurse specialising in AOD, and the career options available in this sector.

You’ll hear from two highly experienced AOD nurses talking about ‘A day in the life of an AOD nurse’, and a panel of nurses working as AOD nurses who provide specialist care in mental health, emergency, rehabilitation and withdrawal.

This seminar is fully funded by the Andrews Government and is free for interested nurses and midwives.

Expert speakers will include:

Heather Pickard, Chief Executive Officer, Self Help Addiction Resource Centre
Heather will reflect on her experiences in a 24-year career as a registered nurse working in AOD, including primary health care and addiction medicine.

Rose McCrohan, Nurse Unit Manager and Nurse Practitioner, Uniting ReGen service
Rose will share insights from more than 25 years in AOD nursing, including setting up Victoria’s first mother and baby withdrawal service.