Under the provisions of Section 3506(c)(2)A of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institutes of Health has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve the information collection listed below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment.
Title: Online Skills Training for PCPs on Substance Abuse.
Type of Information Collection Request: New.
Need and Use of Information Collection: This research will evaluate the effectiveness of the Online Skills Training for PCPs on Substance Abuse, via the Web site SBIRTTraining.com, to positively impact the knowledge, attitudes, intended behaviors and clinical skills of primary care physicians in the U.S. who treat substance abuse patients. The Online Skills Training for PCPs on Substance Abuse is a new program developed with funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The primary goal is to assess the impact of the training program on knowledge, attitude, intended behavior, and clinical skills. A secondary goal is to assess learner satisfaction with the program. If the program is a success, there will be a new, proven resource available to primary care physicians to improve their ability to assess and treat substance use disorders. In order to evaluate the effectiveness of the program, information will be collected from primary care physicians before exposure to the Web based materials (pre-test), after exposure to the Web based materials (post-test), and 4-6 weeks after the program has been completed (follow-up).
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Affected Public: Primary care physicians who treat patients who have substance abuse.
Type of Respondents: Physicians.
The annual reporting burden is as follows:
Estimated Number of Respondents: 80.
Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.
Average Burden Hours per Response: 0.75.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours Requested: 180. Start Printed Page 44266
The annualized cost to respondents is estimated at: $13,500. There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and/or Maintenance Costs to report.
|Type of respondents||Estimated number of respondents||Estimated number of responses per respondent||Average burden hours per response||Estimated annual burden hours requested|
|Primary care physicians||80||3||0.75||180|
Request for Comments: Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact: Quandra Scudder, Project Officer, NIH/NIDA/CCTN, Room 3105, MSC 9557, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892-9557 or e-mail your request, including your address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication.Start Signature
Dated: July 21, 2010.
Executive Officer (OM Director), NIDA.
[FR Doc. 2010-18511 Filed 7-27-10; 8:45 am]
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