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SU/VPHA SBIRT Training for Health Professionals - ROANOKE

DATE: March 25, 2018 1:00-5:00pm
This activity is for pharmacists who want to gain knowledge in SBIRT training and practice implementation.
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Fees associated with this activity are to be collected by the Virginia Pharmacists Association and can be paid through
Shenandoah University is not collecting any fees associated with this activity.

Date: Mar 25, 2018 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on Mar 24, 2018 09:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Application

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Virginia Pharmacists Association

Requirements for CE Credit

To receive credit the following items must be completed



For those participants who have met the eligibility criteria stipulated above, participant information will be uploaded to CPE Monitor by May 26, 2018.



Training materials are funded by SAMHSA and much of the material included is based on the works of previously funded SAMHSA grantees. Virginia Pharmacists Association provided funding to complete training sessions throughout the state of Virginia. 





This activity is for pharmacists who want to gain knowledge in SBIRT training and practice implementation. 


  • Define SBIRT and understand the rationale for universal screening.
  • Define at-risk and dependence levels of alcohol, prescription drug and illicit drug use.
  • Distinguish between patients who may benefit from a brief intervention for substance misuse/abuse and those who need referral to specialized treatment.
  • Describe how misuse and abuse may interfere with medications and cause/exacerbate comorbidities.
  • Define motivational interviewing and identify techniques to help patients change.
  • Identify resources for referral for substance use disorders in provider's location.
  • Develop ways to incorporate SBIRT into current practice and identify ways to bill for services provided.
  • Demonstrate how to screen for substance use disorders and provide a brief intervention for patients using motivational interviewing techniques.


Kimberly Hayashi
Substance Abuse and Geriatrics Pharmacy Fellow, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy

Activity Number

Date: 03/25/18
Time: 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

CE Hours





110 Shenandoah Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24016