Using standardized patients to evaluate screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) knowledge and skill acquisition for internal medicine residents
- Author(s): Satterfield, JM
- Osullivan, P
- Satre, DD
- Tsoh, JY
- Batki, SL
- Julian, K
- McCance-Katz, EF
- Wamsley, M
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08897077.2011.640103
Comprehensive clinical competency curricula for hazardous drinking and substance use disorders (SUDs) exists for medical students, residents, and practicing health care providers. Evaluations of these curricula typically focus on learner attitudes and knowledge, although changes in clinical skills are of greater interest and utility. The authors present a pre-post clinical skill evaluation of a 10-hour screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) curriculum for hazardous drinking and SUDs for primary care internal medicine residents using standardized patient examinations to better determine the impact of SBIRT training on clinical practice. Residents had large improvements in history taking, substance use screening skills, SUD assessment and diagnostic skills, and in SBIRT knowledge, including documentation, systems, and diversity issues. Residents made moderate improvements in brief intervention skills. Future SBIRT curricular evaluations would ideally include a controlled comparison with larger samples from multiple institutions. © 2012 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Many UC-authored scholarly publications are freely available on this site because of the UC Academic Senate's Open Access Policy. Let us know how this access is important for you.
This item is under embargo until August 3, 2019.
You may have access to the publisher's version here:https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08897077.2011.640103Notify me by email when this item becomes available