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Brief Intervention - ASSIST

Brief Intervention - ASSIST

Brief Intervention - ASSIST

Industry Specialist
Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

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$60.00 $ 60.00 $ 60.00

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Launch date: 01 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 13 May 2021

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This CE course explains the theoretical basis and evidence for the effectiveness of brief interventions and to assist primary health care workers in conducting a simple brief intervention for clients whose substance use is putting them at risk. Topics described in this course include: the rationale for brief intervention in primary care; a model of behavior change; the components of brief interventions that work; examples of ASSIST-linked brief interventions; and principles of motivational interviewing and essential skills. Additional information include how to: link the ASSIST screening procedure with a brief intervention; give feedback to clients; conduct brief intervention for people at moderate risk; help clients who inject drugs; address multiple substance use; and give longer or recurrent intervention.

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal.


On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Describe the rationale for providing brief intervention in primary care settings for patients whose substance use is putting them at risk.

2. Discuss the principles and essential skills of brief intervention and motivational interviewing.

3. Outline the components of Assist-linked brief interventions and provide examples.

4. Identify strategies to provide productive feedback to clients during the intervention process.

5. Review the stages of behavioral change for those considering alteration in substance use habits or in other lifestyle choices.
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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

Quantum Units Education began in 2005 with a vision: to be a company with a conscience. Quantum Units Education is not your ordinary CE provider. What this means is simple: we strive to give back. We are grateful for the opportunity we have been given to help others. We want to pay it forward in caring for the environment and our community - which includes each and every customer that crosses our path. We are all in relationship with each other and with our planet. Let us think bigger, take action that creates lasting change, be innovative with our use of green technologies, engage with like-minded partners and move responsibly in our global community.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 3.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 3.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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