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Health Promotion and Harm Reduction in Alcohol and Other Drugs Nursing
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In this unit of study students examine the social determinants of health in the context of drug and alcohol use and social and government policy responses. Collaborative models, stakeholder participation and health promotion activities are explored. Students gain an overarching view of drug and alcohol problems and public policy and health approaches and can debate many of the broader ethical questions raised.

Health Promotion and Harm Reduction in Alcohol and Other Drugs Nursing
Unit of study code 338
Availability Graduate Certificate in Community and Primary Health Care Nursing

Graduate Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Nursing

GC single unit of study

Term APRIL, OCTOBER
Pre-requisite N/A
EFTSL 0.125 FTE
Credit points 6
Hours of study 150
Fee* Tier 1
Prescribed texts Nil
Co-ordinated by Mevin Paulose
e: mevin.paulose@acn.edu.au
Content Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program

 

After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-

Assessment Tasks
Type of assessment

Note the completed assessment item (e.g. Assessment 1: Online discussion)

Weighting

(% of total marks)

When assessed – academic week

(e.g. Week 8)

Theme 1: Social determinants of health in the context of alcohol and other drugs a) examine the social determinants of health in the context of alcohol and other drug use Assessment 1: Online discussions x3 10% 3, 5, 10
Theme 2: Global burden of disease and alcohol, tobacco, and crystal methamphetamine policy b) analyse the integration of alcohol and other drug policy reform in health services Assessment 2: Essay (2,000 words) 40% 6
Theme 3: Integrating policy and services in the context of alcohol and other drugs c) identify collaborative models in alcohol and other drugs primary and public health care Assessment 3: Health promotion plan (Essay) (2,500 words) 50% 9
Theme 4: Collaborative models in alcohol and other drugs primary and public healthcare d) analyse the importance of increasing stakeholder participation in alcohol and other drug related health care
Theme 5: Stakeholder participation in alcohol and other drug related health care e) evaluate local and regional health services in meeting the needs and expectations of people who use alcohol and other drugs
Theme 6: Health promotion principles in the context of alcohol and other drugs f) propose health promotion strategies in the context of alcohol and other drugs

Health Promotion and Harm Reduction in Alcohol and Other Drugs Nursing (338) is a Tier 1 unit.

Tiers2022 Member price (10% discount)2022 Non-member price2023 Member price (10% discount)2023 Non-member price
Tier 1$2,133.00$2,370.00$2,196.00$2,440.00
Tier 2$2,434.50$2,705.00$2,506.50$2,785.00
Tier 3$2,862.00$3,180.00$2,947.50$3,275.00
Tier 4$3,420.00$3,800.00$3,523.50$3,915.00

*Fees are subject to change without notice.