INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

PHA4ISU

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to the underlying theory behind substance use and dependence and the diagnosis and management of substance use disorder. You will review the neurobiology and neuropharmacology of dependence and addiction and analyse and apply the current guidelines in clinical management, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological, of substance use disorder and dependence on opioids.



SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPene Wood

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SCAMB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
MediaHealthPathwaysRecommendedPHNs AUS 2018Primary Health Networks

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically review the aetiology, screening and clinical management, including both pharmacological and non-pharmacological, of substance dependence and substance use disorder

Activities:
Online modules, workshop

02. Critically review and develop strategies to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic illicit and pharmaceutical drug use

Activities:
Online modules, workshop

03. Analyse the structural and functional aspects of the central nervous system that are involved in dependence and substance use disorder.

Activities:
Online modules

04. Analyse the influences on the patient consultation process and therapeutic relationship and how it may influence a patient's behaviour and the clinician's decision-making in relation to the given situation.

Activities:
Online modules

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