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Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU025833
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the differences between social drugs and medicines and why they are used.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Define the terms social drugs and medicines.

  • 1.2

    Explain types of social drugs.

  • 1.3

    Discuss why social drugs are used.


2

Understand the legal classification in relation to the supply of medicines.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Explain the legal classification in relation to the supply of medicines.


3

Understand the classification of controlled drugs and the major criminal offences relating to drugs.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Explain the classification of controlled drugs.


4

Understand the personal and social effects of drug misuse.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Explain the effects of one legal and one illegal social drug on the individual.

  • 4.2

    Discuss the effects of drug misuse on society.


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