Safer Injecting Training
Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Venue: NPTC Group, Newtown
To provide individuals with knowledge and skills to operate NEP services safely and within the law.
To examine the rational and values underpinning NEP.
To demonstrate injecting equipment. To examine good practice, guidelines and the law.
To be more aware of blood borne virus transmission amongst injecting drug users.
This session is essential if you are delivering IEP services. The session will enable participants to gain confidence delivering an IEP service to injecting drug-using clients in a variety of settings. The content of the session will include a brief history of IEP services, the law, principles and guidelines under which we work. There will be a demonstration of the correct use of IEP products and procedure for safe disposal of injecting equipment, and needle stick injury. The session will end with a demonstration of how drugs are prepared for injection in order to gain a basic insight into the injecting process and safer injecting issues. Participants will themselves have the opportunity to practice this process in order to gain insight into blood borne virus transmission.
For further information please phone 01597 827333 or email here
An expression of interest form for the training course can be found here
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