Learning Objectives

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This web-based course is designed to promote your knowledge of and understanding related to the following learning objectives.

By the end of this course, you should be able to…

  • Understand the extent of the problem of substance use in the United States.
  • Identify the key components of SBIRT.
  • Understand and describe the necessary steps involved in proper screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment process.
  • Understand and explain how SBIRT services are integrated into the clinic setting.
  • Understand how SBIRT can be incorporated into clinical sessions in a quick (little time required) manner.
  • Understand and explain why it is important to identify and address alcohol/drug use during the clinical session.
  • Understand how to use the Audit-C screening tool.
  • Understand and relate appropriate levels of brief intervention to level of alcohol use risk.
  • Describe and provide a brief intervention for substance use in a primary care clinic setting.
  • Describe and provide a referral to treatment for substance use in a primary care clinic setting.
  • Describe the value of SBIRT to patients in terms of rate of abstaining from a substance or reducing alcohol use to recommended levels in response and the resulting health benefits.
  • Explain one or more different ways how SBIRT can be implemented in his/her practice.

By the end of this course, you should be able to…

  • Understand the extent of the problem of substance use among adolescents in the United States.
  • Understand the stages of substance use from potential for use to addiction in adolescents and adults.
  • Understand the medical and social consequences of adolescent substance.
  • Identify the key components of SBIRT.
  • Describe the value of SBIRT to patients in terms of rate of abstaining from a substance or reducing alcohol use to recommended levels in response and the resulting health benefits.
  • Understand and describe the necessary steps involved in proper screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment process.
  • Understand and explain how SBIRT services are integrated into the clinic setting.
  • Understand and explain why it is important to identify and address alcohol/drug use during the clinical session.
  • Understand how to use the CRAFFT screening tool within the context of an adolescent interview.
  • Understand and relate appropriate levels of brief intervention to level of alcohol use risk.
  • Understand and describe an approach to anticipatory guidance regarding risky behavior in adolescents.
  • Describe and provide a referral to treatment for substance use in a primary care clinic setting.
  • Understand the extent of the problem of substance use among adults, adolescents and pregnant women in the United States.
  • Understand the stages of substance use from potential for use to addiction in adolescents and adults.
  • Understand the medical and social consequences of substance use for the pregnant and non-pregnant adult or adolescent.
  • Identify the key components of SBIRT.
  • Understand and describe the necessary steps involved in proper screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment process.
  • Describe the value of SBIRT to patients in terms of rate of abstaining from a substance or reducing alcohol use to recommended levels in response and the resulting health benefits.
  • Identify differences in substance use terminology and choose appropriate terms for use on counseling.
  • Understand and explain how SBIRT services are integrated into the clinic setting.
  • Understand how SBIRT can be incorporated into clinical sessions in a quick (little time required) manner.
  • Understand and explain why it is important to identify and address alcohol/drug use during the clinical session.
  • Understand how to use the Audit-C screening tool with adult patients.
  • Understand how to use the CRAFFT questionnaire with adolescent patients.
  • Understand how to use the TWEAK & T-ACE screening tools within the context of an obstetric interview.
  • Understand and describe an approach to anticipatory guidance regarding risky behavior in adolescents.
  • Understand and relate appropriate levels of brief intervention to level of alcohol use risk.
  • Describe and provide a referral to treatment for substance use in a primary care clinic setting.