5A’s – Five Major Steps to Intervention

An easy-to-implement, evidence-based clinical counseling approach. The 5 A’s: Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange are 5 steps providers can use to identify appropriate interventions based on a patient’s willingness to quit.

U. S. Public Health Service; American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists., 2014

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Tobacco Cessation

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum Pre-/Inter-conception Prenatal

Resource types:

Tools for providers

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