Responsible drinking: an important role for pharmacists? (AJP March 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy 
Author: Arash Gol

CPD Credits: 1.5


Designed to give an overview of motivational interviewing in the pharmacy, and how pharmacy staff may assist consumers in reducing the risk of harm from alcohol intake.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe how alcohol is metabolised in the body
  2. Discuss motivational interviewing and brief alcohol intervention interviewing techniques
  3. Describe current guidelines to help reduce health risks from drinking alcohol
  4. Discuss the benefits surrounding the use of tools such as Apps to assist consumers to reduce the risk of harm from alcohol intake

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 2.3, 3.1 and 3.6

Accreditation number: A1903AJP1     Accreditation expires: 01/03/2021
This activity has been accredited for 0.75 hours of Group One CPD (or 0.75 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 0.75 hours of Group Two CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.