BC ECHO on Substance Use РAlcohol Use Disorder: Cycle 1, Session 5

Brief intervention for high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder in primary care

Thursday November 26, 12:00-1:00 PM PST

Presenter: Dr. Valerie Giang, MD CCF, Addiction medicine physician, Vancouver

At the end of this session, you should be able to:

  1. Define brief intervention.
  2. Describe evidence to support brief intervention for patients who are drinking alcohol above low-risk drinking limits.
  3. Utilize brief intervention including motivational interviewing within clinical practice.