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How to use the ATOP in your clinical practice

NADA is pleased to present this webinar on ‘How to use the ATOP in your clinical practice’, presented by Professor Nick Lintzeris BMedSci, MBBS, PhD, FAChAM. Nick will describe the multiple uses and benefits of using ATOPs as a clinical screening tool, to monitor a person’s progress throughout treatment and to help standardise treatment and communication between service providers.

Presenter biography: Professor Lintzeris is the Clinical Lead and Chief Investigator of the COQI project. He is a practicing clinician (addiction medicine specialist), Director of Drug and Alcohol Services , South East Sydney Local Health District and Conjoint Professor in the Specialty of Addiction Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney. He is the current President of the Chapter of Addiction Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, past Chief Addiction Medicine Specialist for NSW Health, and Foundation Chair of the NSW Drug and Alcohol Clinical Research and Improvement Network (DACRIN).

Professor Lintzeris has a keen interest in clinical and translational research in the drug and alcohol field, with 200 peer review journal publications. A key is the development of outcome frameworks in our sector, particularly the use of clinical information routinely collected in electronic record systems – enabling innovative and responsive approaches to research and evaluation, and the basis for better value health care for person with substance use disorders.


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