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||Doctor 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||Case Study Essay and Care Plan (50%)|Online Discussion and Summary Paper (50%)|
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There are no required textbooks for this unit.
Required Readings will be provided by your Unit Coordinator.
Recommended Readings will be provided by your Unit Coordinator via the Reading List link in MyLO, or the unit Reading List on the University Library website.
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