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Screening and interventions for substance use in primary care

Knapp, Michelle Marie DNP, PMHNP-BC, FIAAN; McCabe, Donna E. DNP, GNP-BC

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000574672.26862.24
Feature: SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER
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Abstract: NPs in primary care settings are well positioned to treat substance use disorders (SUDs). SUDs affect patients across the age spectrum and may be diagnosed and treated by NPs using brief interventions and pharmacologic therapies, or patients may be referred to specialty services. This article provides guidelines for screening, brief interventions, and pharmacologic therapies.

NPs in primary care settings are well positioned to treat substance use disorders (SUDs). SUDs affect patients across the age spectrum and may be diagnosed and treated by NPs using brief interventions and pharmacologic therapies, or patients may be referred to specialty services. This article provides guidelines for screening, brief interventions, and pharmacologic therapies.

Michelle Marie Knapp is a clinical associate professor and Substance Use Sequence program director at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing and a psychiatric NP at Greenwich House Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program, Inc., New York, NY.

Donna E. McCabe is a clinical assistant professor at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, NY.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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