Available as an elective to students with a related health undergraduate degree and employed in the field of addiction.
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.
|Unit name||Assessment and Management of Addictive Disorders|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Professor Michelle Cleary|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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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- 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|
- 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
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Online Discussion and Summary Paper (40%)|Case Study Essay and Care Plan (60%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
There are no required texts for this unit.
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