Public and primary health – drug and alcohol | Australian College of Nursing

Education: 1800 265 534
Enrol today

Membership: 1800 061 660
Join Now

Public and primary health – drug and alcohol

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

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 – drug and alcohol

Unit of study code

287

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Nursing

PG unit of study

Term

APRIL,OCTOBER

Pre-requisite

N/A

Fee*

Tier 1

Prescribed text: Nil

Co-ordinated by: Ashley Page MACN

Content

 

Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program

 

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

Assessment Tasks

Type of assessment

Not 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 x 3

10%

2,3,9

Theme 2: Public Health: Global burden of disease and drug policy

b) Review the integration of drug and alcohol policy reform in health services

Assessment 2 Essay (2000 words)

40%

5

Theme 3: Integrating policy and services

c) Investigate collaborative models in drug and alcohol primary and public health care

Assessment 3 Health promotion plan – Essay (2500 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) Apply health promotion principles in the context of drug and alcohol

 

 

 

*Fees

Tier 1 = $2,035

Tier 2 = $2,345

Tier 3 = $2,725

Tier 4 = $3,275

*Fees are are subject to change without notice.