Available as an elective to students with a related health undergraduate degree and employed in the field of addiction.
In this unit you will develop the evidence-based assessment and planning skills required in your 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. You will demonstrate understanding of current legislative requirements. A range of case studies will be used to explore risk assessment and risk management perspectives.
|Unit name||Assessment and Management of Addictive Disorders|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Ms Denise McGarry|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Explain 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.
- Discuss current legislative requirements related to assessment and management of addictive disorders.
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|Assessment||Online Discussion and Summary Paper (50%)|Case Study Essay and Care Plan (50%)|
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There are no required texts for this unit.
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