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SSM in Care of the Drug User

SSM in Care of the Drug User

Discipline: Medicine

Module Title: SSM in Care of the Drug User

Module Directors: Dr. Deirdre Nic Gearailt, Dr. Gerard Flaherty

Year:1

Within the SSM Care of the Drug User students are encouraged to approach the care of those who abuse drugs in a non-judgemental manner and develop communication skills for the care of potential patients. They will meet directly with patients with various drug addictions within the Galway Drug Centre and this module will prepare students for this community engagement.