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Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment for Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Texas Oral Health Coalition

Presented by Simmi Patel, DDS, CTTS

This course will focus on the substances/drugs abused in Texas and introduce screening tools for use in practice to determine if patients have substance use disorders, initiate a brief intervention and then provide referral sources for treatment.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Prevent stigmas associated with substance use disorders
  2. Screen and Detect Patients for substance use disorders
  3. Implement brief intervention strategies
  4. Find referral sources and initiate warm handoff for treatment


Simmi Patel, DDS, CTTS

S.PatelClinical Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences, Texas A & M University School of Dentistry

Curriculum Vitae

Financial Disclosure

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Credit hours: 1.0 CEU 

Teaching Method:  Self-Instructional (recorded live webinar lecture)

Cost: Free
Edification is complimentary to all attendees.

Presenter Contact Information:
Simmi Patel: simmi.patel@tamu.edu

AGD Subject Code: 157 Substance abuse

Date of Original Presentation: March 8, 2024
Date Released: March 23, 2024
Date of Expiration: April 1, 2025

In fall 2020, Texas A & M University School of Nursing completed a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration(HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Planning grant to assess prevention, treatment and recovery resources to address substance use disorder (SUD), specifically opioid misuse and abuse in the rural areas of the Texas Golden Crescent. A consortium of community stakeholders developedcollaborative and and sustainable plans to address rural substance-related morbidity and mortality. This initial consortium grew to establish a community led Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC), The ROSC, named the Golden Crescent Recovery Initiative is a growing network of clinical and non-clinical organizations whose overall goal is to reduce morbidity and mortality from substance use by improving prevention, treatment and/or recovery services.


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Resources

Dr. Patel shared the resource links below on motivational interviewing you may be interested in:

  1. https://www.umassmed.edu/cipc/continuing-education/MotivationalInterviewing/
  2. https://www.mayo.edu/research/documents/ndep-092013a-motivational-interviewing-milbrandt/doc-20020643
  3. https://r4phtc.org/trainings-results/ ( I think the stigma with addiction video is good)


For more information and references on treating substance use disorder, please visit the Drug and Tobacco Use resource page or the TxOHC Dental Prescription Resource Fact Sheet.


Texas Oral Health Coalition
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 
7/1/2021 to 6/30/2024.
Provider ID# 346144

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) through the joint program provider approval of the (Texas Oral Health Coalition, Inc.) and the (Texas A&M University School of Dentistry and Nursing). The (Texas Oral Health Coalition, Inc.) is approved for awarding FAGD/MAGD credit. (Texas Oral Health Coalition, Inc. AGD ID # 34614).


Technical Specifications


TSBDE Regulations

Dentists
Up to 8 hours of coursework may be self-study. These self-study hours must be provided by those entities cited in TSBDE Rule 104.2 of this title (relating to Providers). Examples of self-study courses include correspondence courses, video courses, audio courses, and reading courses. Hours of coursework in the standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) or in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) may not be considered in the 24-hour requirement.

Dental Hygienists
Up to 8 hours of coursework may be self-study. These self-study hours must be provided by those entities cited in §104.2 of this title (relating to Providers). Examples of self-study courses include correspondence courses, video courses, audio courses, and reading courses.

Please note TxOHC’s cancellation and refund policy. Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing 48 hours before the date of the live webinar, and a $5.00 administration fee plus online transaction fees. All refunds will be mailed after the webinar. 

Exceptions can be made for registrants experiencing an unexpected death or illness in the family and will be considered on a case by case basis by committee members.

Attendee cancellation notification is not necessary for free webinars.
 
Cancellations received after the 48 hours will not be refunded. All registered attendees will have access to the recording once it becomes available. If you registered, but did not attend the live webinar you may not be eligible to receive CDE.

Notification of cancellation may be emailed to info @TxOHC.org

TxOHC has a structured process to address participant complaints in place.  If you have a complaint about a program or course, please complete the complaint form found here.

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