Identified Problems Goals Objectives
Limited access to foundational training
  • Increase the number of healthcare educators and students having access to training
  • Improve learner knowledge, skills and confidence in SUD
  • Improve ability of healthcare disciplines to certify and license practitioners in SUD treatment
  • Launch course within the first 60 days of grant award
  • Recruit at least 10 institutions to pilot curriculum in the first 90 days
  • Train a minimum of 300 students through course completion and verified participation in Year 1
  • Obtain educator and student feedback on course content
  • In Year 2, increase the number of participating schools by an additional 10 schools, and train a minimum of 300 additional students
  • Evaluate learner knowledge and confidence
  • Modify and revise curriculum for Year 2
  • Within 60 days, the Advisory Board will identify key members of licensing and certification boards for each discipline
  • Develop exam questions for each discipline
Siloing of learning; lack of interprofessional SUD education Increase the number of healthcare students engaged in interprofessional learning
  • Create an Advisory Board that is interprofessional within 1st 60 days
  • Develop course lessons with evidence-based skill
  • Assess change in interprofessional readiness
  • Assess utilization and usefulness of online discussion forums.
  • Assess change in interprofessional training activity
Healthcare providers have limited ability and capacity to address the societal and structural barriers Improve learner knowledge and confidence to address structural barriers to SUD treatment
  • Incorporate one course module that will address social and economic structural barriers
  • Recruit two Advisory Board members/organizations focusing on minority or underserved populations
  • Assess knowledge and confidence of structural barriers