Healthcare Provider Attitudes Towards Patients With Substance Use Before and After Implementation of the SBIRT Model in the Emergency Room

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cheryl McCullumsmith, University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01661478
First received: August 7, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this quality improvement research project is to briefly survey attitudes among healthcare providers toward patients with substance use disorders before and after substance abuse counselors are placed in the Emergency Room.


Condition Intervention
Healthcare Provider Attitudes Towards With Patients With Substance Use Before and After Implementation of the SBIRT Model in the Emergency Room Setting.
Other: Training on motivational interviewing

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Healthcare Provider Attitudes Towards Patients With Substance Use Before and After Implementation of the SBIRT Model in the Emergency Room

Further study details as provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: September 2011
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Emergency Department personnel
survey
Other: Training on motivational interviewing
Department of Psychiatry personnel
survey
Other: Training on motivational interviewing

Detailed Description:

The purpose of this quality improvement research project is to briefly survey attitudes among healthcare providers toward patients with substance use disorders before and after substance abuse counselors are placed in the Emergency Room. SBIRT stands for Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment. The pre-test survey contains 10 questions about attitudes toward patients with substance use disorders and the post-test survey consists of 13 questions about attitudes toward patients with substance use disorders and questions regarding the SBIRT model itself. Health care providers will be surveyed before the SBIRT Counselors begin and again at 6 months, after full SBIRT program with substance counselors on site has been in place, as a part of their regular staff education requirements. Part of the goal of the SBIRT counselors is to educate providers about treatment and analyze data collected by and comments of Emergency Room staff.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Personnel in the Emergency Medicine Department and the Department of Psychiatry

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • UAB Emergency Department Staff (attending, resident, nurse, social worker, case manager, patient care technician) or Psychiatry Emergency Services staff (nurses, social workers and residents)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not employed in UAB Emergency Department
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01661478

Locations
United States, Alabama
University of Alabama Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35205
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35205
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cheryl McCullumsmith, Division Director, Hospital Psychiatry, University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01661478     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: X110721008
Study First Received: August 7, 2012
Last Updated: August 7, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes

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