Available downloads

All links are direct pdf downloads of ECHO session presentations unless specified.


These files are provided for information only and are not intended to replace the clinical judgement of a practitioner. They should not be used alone to guide individual patient care.

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PDF Culture and pain.
Session date: August 16, 2023
A discussion of some of the cultural influences on perception and assessment of pain.
PDF Contingency management.
Session date: August 2, 2023
An overview of contingency management strategies and the evidence they can assist in reducing drug use.
PDF Dimethyltryptamine and addiction.
Session date: June 21, 2023
An overview of the history and evidence for the use of dimethyltryptamine in the treatment of addiction.
PDF July 2023 Opioid Dependence Treatment PBS reforms
Session date: June 21, 2023
An overview of the July 2023 PBS reforms to the supply of opioid dependence treatments.
PDF ADHD and drug use.
Session date: October 26, 2022
ADHD and Substance Use - "The elephant in the room". Originally presented by Prof. Edward Ogden.
PDF The Clinical opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS)
Session date: October 19, 2022
From Dr. Sean Daugherty, a discussion on the use of the COWS assessment tool.
PDF Stigma in the alcohol and other drug sector.
Session date: October 5, 2022
Originally presented by Prof. Carla Treloar, from the Centre for Social Research in Health; Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW,
PDF Anti-social personality disorder and OUD
Session date: September 7, 2022
Originally presented by Dr. Greta Moon
PDF MATOD - A Tasmanian Perspective
Session date: March 23, 2022
PDF Prenatal exposure to methadone or buprenorphine
Session date: March 16, 2022
An overview of the long term effects or prenatal exposure to MATOD drugs.
PDF Transferring from methadone to long-acting injectable buprenorphine (LAIB).
Session date: December 8, 2021
Special considerations when transferring patients from methadone to LAIB
PDF Transferring from Sublocade® to Buvidal®
Session date: December 1, 2021
Important: this session was in response to a temporary global shortage of the 300mg strength of Sublocade® from November 2021.
PDF Opioid prescribing requirements
Session date: November 10, 2021
A summary of requirements when prescribing opioids.
PDF Responding to family violence myths with clarity.
Session date: October 27, 2021
Discussion of how to respond to common family violence myth, including those linking substance use and family violence.
PDF Buprenorphine for mental health.
Session date: September 15, 2021
Does buprenorphine have a role in treating some mental health disorders?
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