Course | 1.1 SBIRT: Why is it important?

Screening, Brief Intervention,and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
Why is it Important?

Dr. Christine Savage

Southeastern Consortium for Substance Abuse Training – Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Funded by Grant 1U79T1025372-01
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Last revised: August 18, 2014


Learning Objectives

By the end of this session participants will able to:

  • Define SBIRT and its supporting evidence.
  • Describe SBIRT’s value for patients, payers, policymakers, physicians, and allied health and human service professionals.
  • Better answer the question: Why might I choose to support SBIRT implementation?

Lessons

SBIRT: Why Is It Important? Part 1
Length: 13 minutes

SBIRT: Why Is It Important? Part 2
Length: 13 minutes

SBIRT: Why Is It Important? Part 3
Length: 12 minutes

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