An Interprofessional Substance Use Disorder Course to Improve Students’ Educational Outcomes and Patients’ Treatment Decisions
Mezirow’s Transformative Learning Theory was used as the educational framework to develop a course that would provide students with opportunities to improve their understanding of SUDs; to assess, challenge, and reflect on their attitudes toward patients with SUDs; to receive direct observation, assessment, and feedback on behavior change counseling; and to engage in interprofessional education.
The study’s purpose was to evaluate the impact of an interprofessional SUD course on students’ educational outcomes and their attitudes toward interprofessionalism.
Substance Use Disorder Education in Medical Schools: A Scoping Review of the Literature
This scoping review aims to (1) provide a comprehensive evaluation and summation of peer-reviewed literature reporting on SUD education in medical schools globally, and (2) to appraise the research quality and educational outcomes reported in SUD education studies in medical schools.
Language, Substance Use Disorders, and Policy: The Need to Reach Consensus on an “Addictionary”
The language used to describe health conditions reflects and influences our attitudes and approaches to addressing them, even to the extent of suggesting that a health condition is a moral, social, or criminal issue.