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Public and Primary Health Care: Drug and Alcohol
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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.

Public and Primary Health Care: Drug and Alcohol
Unit of study code 287
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
Email: 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: Public health – social determinants of health in the context of drug and alcohol use a) examine the social determinants of health in the context of drug and alcohol use Assessment 1: Online discussions x3 10% 2, 3, 9
Theme 2: Public health – global burden of disease and drug policy b) analyse the integration of drug and alcohol policy reform in health services Assessment 2: Essay (2,000 words) 40% 6
Theme 3: Integrating policy and services c) identify collaborative models in drug and alcohol primary and public health care Assessment 3: Health promotion plan (Essay) (2,500 words) 50% 10
Theme 4: Collaborative models in drug and alcohol primary and public health care d) analyse the importance of increasing stakeholder participation in drug and alcohol related health care
Theme 5: Stakeholder participation in drug and alcohol related health care e) evaluate local and regional health services in meeting the needs and expectations of people who use drugs and alcohol
Theme 6: Health promotion principles in the context of drug and alcohol f) propose health promotion strategies in the context of alcohol and other drugs

Public and Primary Health Care: Drug and Alcohol (287) is a Tier 1 unit.

Tiers2021 Member price (10% discount)2021 Non-member price2022 Member price (10% discount)2022 Non-member price
Tier 1$2,070.00$2,300.00$2,133.00$2,370.00
Tier 2$2,362.50$2,625.00$2,434.50$2,705.00
Tier 3$2,776.50$3,085.00$2,862.00$3,180.00
Tier 4$3,321.00$3,690.00$3,420.00$3,800.00

*Fees are subject to change without notice.