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SBIRT Training

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 Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University 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 Credit

There is no charge to attend. There is a $30 fee to receive CME credit; there is a $15 fee to receive ANCC credit.

Up to 3.0 continuing nursing education contact hours will be offered 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 educational event may contain nursing pharmacology credits that may be used to fulfill your pharmacology nursing CE requirement. The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinator’s time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings. Questions? Contact ETSUCNE@etsu.edu. ETSU is an AA/EEO employer.

More Information

For more information on SBIRT  or to find out when the next SBIRT training will be, email Karen Pershing.