MEDTalks 2020: Jennifer L. Parker Cote, MD — “Efficacy of a Substance Abuse Screening Tool in the ED”

Dr. Parker Cote shares her Leadership College project where she looked into if a substance abuse screening would be effective if added as part of the emergency department triage screening at Vidant Medical Center. Her project aimed to assess the efficacy of the Tobacco, Alcohol, and Prescription Medication, and Other Substance use (TAPS) tool by screening adult patients in the ED, providing outpatient resources to those patients who screen positive, and assessing the number of patients who contacted one of the provided resources after two weeks.

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