Alcohol and Drugs
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Tutorial Exercise


To enable the student to explore the nurse’s role in health promotion and encourage personal change with specific reference to a person who has an alcohol/drug related disorder.

For the face-to-face tutorial session you will work in groups and discuss the nurse’s role in working with patients who present with alcohol or drug related problems.

Key tasks to be completed before the tutorial session

  • Watch the BBC Horizon Porgamme - ‘Is Alcohol worse than Ecstasy’ which deals with the highs and lows of the UK’s 20 most dangerous drugs.
  • Make notes on the different types of drugs mentioned and the views of the experts.
  • Read the Journal Articles listed below.
  • Explore the links to the BBC Horizon progammme and the News articles.

Journal Articles

Important links to useful resources

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