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SBIRT Training for Health Professionals Webinar

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



CE Hours


CE Units


Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

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 November 6, 2017. 
This home study CE is a prerequisite to the following live workshop.  For those participants who have successfully completed this webinar, you are eligible for registration and participation in the optional live workshop for further application of SBIRT techniques in practice.
SBIRT Training for Health Professionals Live Workshop - Winchester


Training materials are funded by SAMHSA and much of the material included is based on the works of previously funded SAMHSA grantees. 




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.
  • Identify medical and psychological comorbidities of substance misuse and abuse.
  • Identify risk factors for opioid misuse and abuse.
  • Determine the appropriate pre-screening and screening tools to use in different patient populations and define at-risk and dependence levels of alcohol consumption.
  • Distinguish substance use disorders from psychiatric comorbidities in older adults.
  • Describe what substance misuse and abuse look like in older adults and how it may contribute to comorbidities.
  • Define motivational interviewing and identify techniques to help patients change risky behaviors.
  • Identify resources for referral to treatment in the Lord Fairfax Health District and how to find resources in other districts.
  • Identify ways to bill for SBIRT services provided.


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

Activity Number


CE Hours



Winchester, VA 22601