Government of Western Australia Drug and Alcohol Office

Clinical training and placements

Clinical placements

Clinical placements for medicine, pharmacy, nursing, social work and psychology students are available through the Drug and Alcohol Office's Next Step Drug and Alcohol Services.

Undergraduate and post-graduate students can contact the clinical placement coordinator at their tertiary institution to arrange placement.

Community Program for Opioid Pharmacotherapy Training

Next Step's Community Clinical Program provides training and support for medical practitioners involved in the Community Program for Opioid Pharmacotherapies (CPOP).

CPOP training enables medical practitioners to appropriately assess opioid dependence, safely prescribe methodone and buprenorphine and comply with CPOP policies and procedures.

The Community Clinical Program also provides training and support to CPOP pharmacists and can assist pharmacy staff and general practice staff with onsite educational visits.

For more information, email the Community Clinical Program or phone (08) 9219 1896.

Last updated on 05 July 2011