This course has been designed for the healthcare professional in the provision of alcohol screening and brief intervention (aSBI), sometimes also referred to as SBIRT when referral to treatment is included, in the practice setting. The course lessons include alcohol SBI educational materials, followed by a series of exposures to the SBI encounter. Participants will have the opportunity to watch a recording of an aSBI encounter, then practice the skills themselves using scripted options in guided brief interventions with virtual patients.
At the completion of this course, the learner will:
- Be able to define alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (aSBI) and the steps involved
- Be able to identify patients who are at risk for alcohol use
- Be able to conduct a brief intervention with patients regarding alcohol use when indicated