Courses & Units

Assessment and Management of Addictive Disorders CNA548

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

Introduction

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.

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 Ms Denise McGarry
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

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

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060399 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,615.00

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Teaching

AssessmentOnline Discussion and Summary Paper (50%)|Case Study Essay and Care Plan (50%)
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Textbooks

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