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Born Drug-Free Tennessee
SBIRT Training
Adverse Childhood Experiences

What is SBIRT?

Metro Drug Coalition facilitates SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment) trainings once a quarter in Knox County. This training will equip providers, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents and office managers to: understand the disease process of addiction, recognize the risk factors and causes of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, understand the process of SBIRT (an evidence-based screening tool) to assess risk for substance abuse in patients, and learn ways to implement and administer brief interventions.

Topics Include

  • Overview of the Disease of Addiction

  • Prevalence of Smoking, Alcohol and Drug Problems

  • What is SBIRT?

  • SBIRT: Screening

  • Forms of Voluntary Reversible Long-Acting Contraceptives (VRLAC)

  • SBIRT: Brief Interventions

  • SBIRT: Referrals- Treatment Options

  • Implementation: Controlled Substance Monitoring Database

Accreditation and Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and Metro Drug Coalition. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The ETSU Quillen College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Support

Pre-registration is required for all participants. There is a $20 fee to attend (which includes lunch and CME credit).

2.83 continuing nursing education contact hours (CNE) have been approved for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This event is presented by the College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education at East Tennessee State University and the Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education.

Upcoming SBIRT Trainings

No current trainings are scheduled, due to COVID-19. Please sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date when our next training will be.

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Born Drug-Free Tennessee

The goal of Born Drug-Free Tennessee is to connect pregnant women who are struggling with a substance use disorder to locate an evidence-based substance use treatment provider and enter prenatal care as early in pregnancy as possible.

Born Drug Free TN Website

Born Drug-Free Tennessee

The goal of Born Drug-Free Tennessee is to connect pregnant women who are struggling with a substance use disorder to locate an evidence-based substance use treatment provider and enter prenatal care as early in pregnancy as possible.

Born Drug Free TN Website

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur during childhood from the ages of 0-17. The three main categories of ACEs are abuse, neglect, and household challenges. ACEs are associated with an increased risk of a wide range of other serious conditions.

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