Essentials - Assessment of Patients with Substance Use Disorders
There is strong evidence of the value and efficacy for universal screening for substance use problems in health care settings. The tenants of this model of care will be presented. There will be attention paid to integrating SBIRT into the primary care setting.
1. The importance of universal screening for substance use disorders.
2. The current validated models of SBIRT
3. The foundation of engaging a patient in a brief intervention.
R. Gregory Lande, DO, FAOAAM
R. Gregory Lande, DO is a past president of the AOAAM.
Dr. Lande retired from active duty military service and now practices psychiatry at Walter Reed National Military
Medical center in Bethesda, MD.
He is the author of over 100 articles, chapters, and books.