The SBIRT Approach: Improving Care for Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders

Saturday, June 17; 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM • 1 hour CPE

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Instructors
Kay Brooks, M.Ed., RPh, Associate Director of IPPE, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
Matthew Perri III, BS Pharm, PhD, RPh, Professor, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

Description
SBIRT stands for Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment, a practical methodology for identifying patients with potential substance abuse problems and getting them the help they need.

In this session, UGA’s Kay Brooks and Matt Perri look at SBIRT from a practical, functional perspective. Kay and Matt consider why SBIRT is important and how this evidence-based system fits into the pharmacy care model.

Learning objectives
After completing this session, learners will be able to: