This unit examines the complex needs of the person requiring Addiction Services. Students will explore epidemiological theories of substance abuse and identify principles of dependence within a range of maladaptive behaviours. In addition, students will extend their knowledge and understanding of treatment approaches, withdrawal management and toxicology.
|Unit name||Contexts of Addiction|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,615.00||060399|
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Online discussion (20%); Report (30%); Essay 2500 words (50%)
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