This activity is designed to change: Competence, Performance, Patient Outcome. 3 hr(s)
Goal: The learner will be able to appropriately screen for and identify substance abuse, plan and implement a tailored brief intervention, and will apply the SBI approach to substance abuse problems by individualizing these clinical skills to different patients.
After completing this activity participants will be able to:
- Select and utilize tobacco, alcohol, and drug use screening tools with patients.
- Perform brief interventions for tobacco and substance use problems with patients.
- Follow-up with and reassess patients who receive treatment for substance abuse or tobacco use.
- Apply the SBIRT approach to substance use problems at a comprehensive and integrated level by individualizing screening and brief interventions for different patients.