Alcohol and the social determinants of health: an equity lens on interventions
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Cost
Depends on Membership level

Alcohol and the social determinants of health: an equity lens on interventions

Presenter Wendy Newton - The Nursing CPD Institute

Wendy is an experienced Registered Nurse with over 30 years of post-graduate experience. During the last 20 years. Wendy has worked in the perioperative environment, primarily as an anaesthetic Nurse.

Although she has also worked in other areas of the perioperative environment, including endoscopy and as Clinical Nurse in Anaesthetics, relieving the Theatre Manager for periods of leave.

During this time Wendy contributed to ACORNS Standard for the reprocessing of reusable medical devices. More recently she has been working in a Post Anaesthetic Care Unit. 

Currently, she works in Alcohol and Other Drugs as a methadone Nurse while she is working toward a PhD examining the policies concerning animals in Aged Care and how these policies might affect both residents and animals.

Course Content

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre has released the recording of a recent webinar titled: Alcohol and the social determinants of health: an equity lens on interventions presented by Dr. Jane Fischer from the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), located at Flinders University in South Australia (SA) and hosted by Vilma FitzGerald, Senior Research Officer at the AOD Knowledge Centre.

This webinar discusses inequity and the social determinants of health and their impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and AOD workers. The content also investigates how the impact of inequity can be addressed.

Further information about this session can be found at the website - click here>>

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Understand some of the risks for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in relation to alcohol
  • Explore the social determinants of health
  • Investigate alcohol-related interventions through an equity lens
  • Develop some understanding of how to support AOD workers