Screening for Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care
Welcome to Screening for Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care (SSUDPC). The SSUDPC course teaches about the screening, basics of treatment, and prevention of substance use disorders related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. SSUDPC provides an introduction to the health consequences associated with substance use disorders and the links between substance use disorders and mental health disorders. Additionally, students will gain practical knowledge on how to communicate with patients, conduct a medical consultation, screen for substance use disorders, monitor treatment effects, and decide when to refer their patients to specialized settings.