Addiction Training for Nurses

How can nurses identify and help patients who use, mis-use, and are dependent on drugs and alcohol? 

This learning activity is intended to educate professional nurses in the knowledge and clinical application of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for the identification of a patient’s alcohol and other drug use.  Participants will have opportunities to evaluate his or her progress in learning about the evidence-based practice model through video lectures, case studies, and a quiz. Participants will have 2 months to complete this activity.  

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Contact Hours/Cost

  • Contact Hours Awarded: 1.5
  • Cost: $30.00

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The Addiction Training for Nurses using SBIRT (ATN-SBIRT) Program is a partnership with the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and IRETA supported by Grant D11HP14629 from the Division of Nursing, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).