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Addressing AOD Use in Diverse Communities

Speciality Classification
Nurses
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
On enrolment at your own pace

This module examines the considerations of culture when working with:

  • People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities
  • Indigenous Australians and
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people

It examines the impact of culture when discussing and offering support to people experiencing harm from alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and reflects on the impact of the nurse’s own culture in delivery of care and explores key considerations in delivery of care to these cultural groups. In addition, there is a range of resources listed and information for included for further review.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this CPD module, you should be able to:

  • understand the impact of one’s own culture on delivery of care
  • understand the concept of Cultural Competence and be able to reflect on how to effectively address alcohol and other drug use in CALD communities, with Indigenous Australians and LGBTI people
  • understand the barriers to addressing AOD use with diverse communities
  • be aware of how to support people and gain information to improve health outcomes for these diverse communities.
Delivery
Title
Addressing AOD Use in Diverse Communities
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community health, Indigenous health
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
On enrolment at your own pace
CPD Points
1
Price
30.00
Price Details
Member Fee $27.00; Non-member Fee $30.00
Location
Online
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