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Advanced Addiction Practice (Module)

Module description

This module provides further details on the theories and evidence base that guide clinical practice, and develops skills pertaining to clinical assessment and behaviour change. It incorporates a 35hr clinical placement and 3 site visits.

The aims of the module are to:

  • The theories and evidence base that guide clinical practice, and incorporates the clinical placemenet
  • The development and practice of skills pertaining to the clinical assessment and management and treatment of alcohol and other drug-related harms
  • The development and practice of skills pertaining to the use of clinical assessment tools
  • An understanding of client/patient care planning, care pathways and treatment options

Staff information

Professor Michael Lynskey

Teaching pattern

Not applicable

Module assessment - more information

  • 1 x OSCE Exam (50%)
  • 1 x 5000 word practice placement portfolio (50%)

Key information

Module code 7PCAAAAP

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value 15

Semester Full-year

Study abroad module No