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CME - Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to treatment - SBIRT is a Course

CME - Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to treatment - SBIRT


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Full course description




1 hour







In support of improving patient care, Arizona State University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



What you'll learn

Clinicians will learn current best practices for identifying and treating patients with substance use related problems.

During this module, clinicians are provided with specific screening tools to identify substance use disorders as well as approaches and strategies to help patients struggling with misuse and addiction. We demonstrate how to frame conversations with patients, and we hope that you will leave ready to employ these skills!

What you'll do:

  1. Explain what the SBIRT model is and its role in primary care
  2. Describe different screening tools for substance use
  3. Demonstrate screening and interpret results by risk stratifying patients
  4. Demonstrate brief intervention
  5. Identify appropriate referrals for treatment/levels of care

View other modules or enroll in all 12 Addiction Medicine modules here.

Who this course is designed for:

Clinicians, healthcare workers, healthcare managers.

What you'll receive:

Upon successfully completing the course the participant will be able to claim their CME (1.0 credit).


Meet the instructors

Randi Sokol,MD, MPH, MMedED - Assistant Professor

Randi Sokol, MD, MPH, MMedEd, is an Assistant Professor at the Tufts Family Medicine Residency Program and Instructor at Harvard Medical School. She is Board Certified in both Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She earned her B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania, her Medical Degree and Masters in Public Health from Tulane University, completed Family Medicine Residency at UC-Davis, and earned a Masters in Medical Education through the University of Dundee.

Matt Martin, PhD, LMFT - Clinical Assistant Professor

Matt Martin, PhD, LMFT, is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Behavioral Health Program at Arizona State University where he teaches courses on healthcare quality improvement, substance use prevention, behavioral health integration, and motivational interviewing.