Advances in Recognition and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care

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By Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, PhD

Module Description: This online module focuses on SBIRT—what is it and how can it improve medical care and reduce costs. The module reviews some of the basics of substance abuse treatment that can be accomplished in primary care settings, screening (alcohol), brief intervention/motivational interviewing, referral to substance abuse treatment settings when needed and pharmacotherapy for substance use disorders that can be undertaken in the primary care setting.

Note: This online module is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.