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Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA)

http://www.dassa.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=477

The website includes links to self-training manuals on the Alcohol, Smoking, and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) and ASSIST-linked brief intervention. The curriculum includes all required forms for administration of the ASSIST, 2 written role plays for adult patients, and video demonstrations of the screening and brief intervention using the ASSIST. The target audience for this curriculum is primary healthcare workers, but may be useful for hospital physicians and nurses, midwives and obstetricians, social workers, prison workers and community correction workers. This training curriculum has online and print-based materials that can be used for self-study and group instruction.

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Emergency Nurses Association SBIRT Alcohol Screening Toolkit

http://www.ena.org/IQSIP/Injury%20Prevention/SBIRT/ToolKit/Pages/toolkit.aspx

This training curriculum has online and print-based materials that can be used for self-study and group instruction. The website includes informational slides on SBIRT, recommendations for SBIRT implementation, and a review of insurance laws/reimbursement. The curriculum includes a training manual, 3 video demonstrations with adult patients, 3 role-play scenarios, an SBIRT marketing video/commercial (all available on DVD), and a variety of handouts for providers and patients. The target audience for this curriculum is emergency and trauma nurses and other emergency health care professionals. The curriculum highlights several alcohol screening instruments, including the NIAAA 3-questions, AUDIT, RAPS4, and the CAGE. However, ENA recommends use of the NIAAA 3-questions and the CAGE for use in emergency departments. ENA also provides a no-cost series of five, one-hour web seminars that guide emergency department staff through the step-by-step implementation process.

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