ERIC Number: ED316150
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Resource Manual for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Education in Internal Medicine.
Bigby, JudyAnn, Ed.; England, Susan, Ed.
The resource manual provides guidelines and resources for individuals interested in integrating a substance abuse curriculum into existing programs for medical students and residents in internal medicine. Materials and resources appropriate for practicing physicians are also included. Three sections are: (1) a statement of minimum knowledge and clinical skills for all practicing physicians, medical students, practicing interns and internal medical residents, and medical students completing internal medicine clinical experiences (e.g., general concepts, prevention, pharmacology and pathophysiology, evaluation of patient, patient management, legal aspects, and impairment of health professionals); (2) a description of resources and activities for reaching selected goals and achieving the minimum knowledge and clinical skills desirable for general internists (including residents and students) in managing patients who abuse alcohol and other drugs; and (3) a list of model curricula. This document contains approximately 200 references and a list of 23 audiovisual material resources. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (DHHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Society of General Internal Medicine.