Courses & Units

Assessment and Management of Addictive Disorders CNA548

Launceston

Note:

Available as an elective to students with a related health undergraduate degree and employed in the field of addiction.

Introduction

In this unit students will develop the evidence-based assessment and planning skills they require in their work with alcohol and other drug dependent clients in a public health framework. This includes clinical assessment of alcohol and drug issues and identification of co-occurring disorders. Students will demonstrate understanding of current legislative requirements. A range of case studies will be used to explore risk assessment and risk management perspectives.

Summary

Unit name Assessment and Management of Addictive Disorders
Unit code CNA548
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Professor Michelle Cleary
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence based bio-psychosocial assessment of alcohol and other drug use.
  • Identify risks associated with alcohol and other drug use and manage in accordance with the best available evidence.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current legislative requirements related to assessment and management of addictive disorders.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060399 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,615.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentOnline Discussion and Summary Paper (40%)|Case Study Essay and Care Plan (60%)
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Textbooks

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