nurses

IntNSA 2019 Annual Educational Conference

This conference focuses on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for any nurse who cares for persons with substance use, abuse, and addictions. Providing patient-centred care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services is best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes. Interdisciplinary collaboration utilizes the Institute Of Medicine’s core competencies of evidence-based practice, informatics, and quality assurance to promote positive lifestyle changes. Attendees will increase their

IntNSA 2019 Annual Educational Conference

Baltimore, United States,

This conference focuses on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for any nurse who cares for persons with substance use, abuse, and addictions. Providing patient-centred care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services are best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes.

Internal Consistency and Convergent Validity of the Portuguese Versions of the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs–Initial and Short Screener: Validity of the Portuguese GAIN-I and SS

Citation
Claro, H. G., de Oliveira, M. A. F., Fernandes, I. F. D. A. L., Titus, J. C., Tarifa, R. R., Rojas, T. F., & Pinho, P. H. (2016). Internal Consistency and Convergent Validity of the Portuguese Versions of the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs–Initial and Short Screener: Validity of the Portuguese GAIN-I and SS. Journal of addictions nursing, 27(4), 241.

Abstract

The goal of this article is to present evidence on the internal consistency and convergent validity of the Brazilian Portuguese versions of the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs–“Initial” and “Short Screener” versions.

International Nurses Society on Addiction 42nd Annual Educational Conference

Denver, United States,

This conference focuses on the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for any nurse who cares for persons with substance use, abuse and addictions. Providing patient centered care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services is best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes.

Supporting Nurse Mentors to Reduce the Barriers to Implementing Alcohol Interventions and Brief Advice (IBA) in Primary Care

Published by
Alcohol Research UK
Publication Date

Key Findings

  • The findings of this project suggest that providing a relatively low level of support to nurse mentors based in primary care leads to a significant increase in the delivery of IBA.
  • There was a marked increase in the percentage of patients screening positive at an initial screening test going on to receive IBA from 30% at the beginning of the project to 48% at the end.
  • There was a modest increase

Online Course: Opioid Problems, Treatment Solutions

Online course, Canada,

An online course for health care providers in Ontario

Opioid Problems, Treatment solutions is a 7-week online course intended primarily for mental health/addiction counsellors, nurses and allied service providers who work with people with opioid issues. The course presents information on treatment strategies for people who are experiencing problematic opioid use.

Who is this training intended for?