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CME / CE

Substance Use in Adults and Adolescents: Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

  • Authors: Mitra Ahadpour, MD; Reed Forman, MSW; Erich Kleinschmidt, MSW
  • CME / CE Released: 9/16/2014; Reviewed and Renewed: 4/21/2017
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 4/21/2018
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, emergency physicians, dentists, chiropractors, social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

The goal of this activity is to address the basic principles of SBIRT as well as coding and reimbursement for the implementation of SBIRT in practice.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define "screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT)"
  2. Propose screening strategies for problematic substance use using evidence-based tools
  3. Propose appropriate strategies to engage patients to discuss their substance use
  4. Identify strategies for brief interventions or referrals to treatment


Disclosures

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Medscape, LLC, encourages Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.


Authors

  • Mitra Ahadpour, MD

    Medical Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Mitra Ahadpour, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

    Dr Ahadpour does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Ahadpour does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

  • Reed Forman, MSW

    Lead Public Health Advisor, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Walker R. Forman, MSW, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

    Mr Forman does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Mr Forman does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

  • Erich Kleinschmidt, MSW

    Health Services Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Erich Kleinschmidt, MSW, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

    Mr Kleinschmidt does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Mr Kleinschmidt does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Additional Reviewers

Editor

  • Jane Lowers

    Director of government strategy, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jane Lowers has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Writer

  • Lynne Kolton Schneider, PhD

    Freelance writer, Boca Raton, Florida

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Lynne Kolton Schneider, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Additional Planners/Reviewers

  • Kellie Cosby, MPH

    Public Health Advisor, SAMHSA

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kellie Cosby, MPH, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Holly Hagle, PhD

    Director, National SBIRT Addiction Technology Transfer Center, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Holly Hagle, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Suzan Swanton, MSW

    Public Health Advisor, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Suzan Swanton, MSW, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Sharon Levy, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard University

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Lydia Schrier, MD, MPH

    Director of Clinic-Based Research, Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Lydia Schrier, MD, MPH, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Nurse Planner

  • Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC

    Lead Nurse Planner, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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    For Physicians

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    Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

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    Awarded 1.75 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; none of these is in the area of pharmacology.

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CME / CE

Substance Use in Adults and Adolescents: Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Authors: Mitra Ahadpour, MD; Reed Forman, MSW; Erich Kleinschmidt, MSWFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / CE Released: 9/16/2014; Reviewed and Renewed: 4/21/2017

Valid for credit through: 4/21/2018

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