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Kava in Australia
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Cost
Depends on Membership level

Kava in Australia

Presenter The Nursing CPD Institute

In this video learning activity, Dr Julia Butt discusses how kava is traditionally used in the Pacific as well as within Australia and its effects on the individual and overall community health.

Course Content

In this video learning activity, Dr Julia Butt discusses how kava is traditionally used in the Pacific as well as within Australia and its effects on the individual and overall community health.

This video is hosted by the Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre, and presented by Dr Julia Butt from the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.

*Note some parts of the audio is not clear between 1 min and 30 secs and 4 mins. We advise that you turn on closed captions to alleviate this.

For more information on kava in Australia, please visit The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre.

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Acquire knowledge of kava and how it is traditionally used in the Pacific as well as in Australia
  • Gain an understanding of the effects of kava on individual and community health
  • Discuss the policy challenges associated with managing kava
  • Recall key aspects of the research underpinning current thinking around kava use
 
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