- Code: NURS.6118
- Fee: $856*
- Level: 6
- Credits: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
- Subject: Nursing
|Time in class||50 (approximate total hours)|
|Location||Rotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)|
|Related programmes||Bachelor of Nursing;|
The aim of this course is to introduce studentsto the impact on mental health of substance abuse and addiction; on the individual whānau/family, iwi and community from an Aotearoa New Zealand. Students will examine key concepts that support the holistic health outcomes of people experiencing addiction from a nursing perspective.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Investigate the holistic nature of addiction, substance use and misuse, and its influence on the mental health of individuals, whānau families, iwi and communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Evaluate treatment management, including rehabilitation and recovery approaches for people experiencing addiction.
- Explore legislation, ethics, policies, and strategies that relate to nursing people experiencing addiction.
- Examine evidence based nursing practice, utilized in planning and delivery of nursing care for people experiencing addiction.
- Utilize a bi-cultural perspective to analyse health promotion and prevention strategies that aim to reduce addiction.
*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.
*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016
Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017