American Univesity of Beirut

 Nursing Education Research

Using simulation-based experiential learning to integrate Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in the nursing curriculum. (Interdisciplinary​)​ - Nour Alayan PhD, MSN, RN​​​

This project assesses nurses’ and pediatricians’ substance use screening practices, attitudes, and perceptions towards SBIRT in order to prepare the ground for a national SBIRT training in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, Order of Nurses, and Lebanese Pediatric Society in Lebanon.​​​​ It has interdisciplinary and global/regional implications to improve nurses' and doctors' skills in addressing subst​ance use issues in primary care and beyond and prevent substance use disorders at a larger scale. 

Research Team: Dr. Nour Alayan (PI), Mrs. Tamar Avedissian (HSON), Dr. Ghada Assaf Najjar (HSON), and Dr. Dina Madi (HSON)

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