Module 7: Do You Have Time to Speak with the Pharmacist? Initiating Conversations About Substance Use
Preceptors of today’s student pharmacists are both new and experienced practitioners, working in clinics, hospitals, specialty sites, and/or community pharmacies. It is critical that the keep abreast of standards and guidelines for experiential learning from accreditation bodies, as well as gain knowledge and understanding of our University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy experiential learning curriculum. This module is part of a series of video lectures for preceptors to gain knowledge and skills related to the PittPharmacy program, accreditation standards, precepting resources, and strategies for success.
Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Who should attend:
- Pharmacist preceptors
Upon successful completion of this continuing pharmacy education program, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss how and why the PharmD curriculum at PittPharmacy is designed to prepare students to address colleagues and patients at risk for substance misuse and abuse.
- Define the components of the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) process.
- Present the definitions of a "standard drink" and low risk guidelines related to alcohol use.
- Identify substance use risk through the use of validated screening instruments.
- Demonstrate the ability to use motivational interviewing skills to carry out a brief intervention.
- Describe how SBIRT can assist in addressing opioid use.
Ashley Yarabinec, PharmD, BCGP - Associate Director of Experiential Learning, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Amy L. Seybert, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, CHSE - Dean, Department of Pharmacy & Therapeutics University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Susan Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP — Associate Director of Experiential Learning Professor, Department of Pharmacy & Therapeutics University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This knowledge-based activity provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
Please note, the certificate issued at the end of this course is not official, it only indicates that you achieved a passing grade for this activity. As required by the ACPE, credits for will be uploaded to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) within 60 days of completion. It is the responsibility of the pharmacist/pharmacy technician to provide the correct NABP Board ID and DOB. To review/edit your board ID and/DOB, access your UPMC continuing education account and http://cce.upmc.com and choose “My Account”.
- 1.00 ACPE PharmacyThe UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- 1.00 Attendance