Tobacco

Tools and Resources for Provider Education

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  1. Populations

    Age

    Children

    Helping Young Smokers Quit
    http://www.hysq.org
    The Helping Young Smokers Quit (HYSQ) initiative is a multi-phase project designed to address the critical need to disseminate effective, developmentally appropriate cessation programs for adolescent smokers.

    Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative  
    http://www.youthtobaccocessation.org/
    This site provides information for youth, their family and friends, health professionals and those planning cessation interventions for youth.

    Gender

    Women

    The National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit
    http://www.helppregnantsmokersquit.org/
    This site has information for healthcare professionals, pregnant women, and family and friends.

    Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy: Guidelines for Intervention
    http://www.gnahec.org/tobacco/Materials%202007/Here's%20How.pdf
    The National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit has developed a guide called "Here's How You Can Help Your Pregnant Patient Quit Smoking" for health care professionals.

    Smoke Free Families 'Care Professionals’
    http://smokefreefamilies.tobacco-cessation.org/
    This website helps physicians counsel pregnant women to quit smoking. The site includes an easy to implement counseling approach and as well provider office.

  2. Settings

    Healthcare-based

    WebMD Medication GuideNicotine Replacement Therapy for Quitting Tobacco  
    http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/comparing-nicotine-replacement-methods-topic-overview
    This article assists health care professionals in comparing various nicotine replacement methods.

    The Smoking Cessation Clinical Intervention Tutorial
    http://www.cdc.gov/prc/training/practitoners/smoking-cessation-clinical-intervention-tutorial.htm
    This self-paced, online tutorial demonstrates a simple, 5-minute strategy that health practitioners can use in their effort to influence patients to stop smoking.

    Clinical Practice Guideline - Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
    http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/index.html
    This is a comprehensive guide for clinicians treating individuals who use tobacco.

    American Dental Association – Oral Health
    http://www.ada.org/5170.aspx?currentTab=1
    The American Dental Association has educational videos, quitlines, and other resources for dental professionals who want to help their patients quit smoking and tobacco use.

    Clinician's Packet, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, A How-To Guide For Implementing the Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline
    http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/
    This website provides clinical guidelines on treating and managing patients from all different populations who are smokers.

    Clinical Practice Guideline - Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
    http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/treating_tobacco_use.pdf
    This is a comprehensive guide for clinicians treating individuals who use tobacco.

    Tobacco Free Nurses Treatment Resource Page
    http://www.tobaccofreenurses.org/resources/treatment/
    This website helps nurses counsel patients who smoke.
               
    School-based

    Tobacco Education in Medical School Curricula
    http://www.teachtobacco.org/
    This site offers educational curricula for medical schools to teach medical students about tobacco.

  3. Implementation

    Help Your Patients Quit Tobacco Use Guide
    http://www.prevent.org/data/files/actiontoquit/leg-community_health_report_inside_final_web_101013.pdf
    This guide was created to help community health centers integrate tobacco cessation treatment into their care delivery systems.

    Smoke Free Families 'Care Professionals’
    http://smokefreefamilies.tobacco-cessation.org/
    Website helps physician’s counsel pregnant women to quit smoking. The site includes an easy to implement counseling approach and as well provider office.

  4. Other Tools/Resources

    US Surgeon General on Tobacco
    http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/
    This site allows access to all current and past US Surgeon General’s reports on tobacco issues.

    Making the Business Case for Cessation
    http://www.kpchr.org/roi
    This site presents the business case for smoking cessation. The information is designed primarily for use by health insurance plans. However employers, purchasers, and health benefits managers can also gain valuable insight into the economic advantages of a range of smoking cessation programs.

    National African American Tobacco Education Network – Resources
    http://www.naaten.org/resource.html
    NAATEN has resources for tobacco control in African American communities such as a church toolkit and training, leadership tool, and clinical tool for physicians to use with their patients.

    American Dental Association – Oral Health
    http://www.ada.org/5170.aspx?currentTab=1
    The American Dental Association has educational videos, quitlines, and other resources for dental professionals who want to help their patients quit smoking and tobacco use.

    United States Department of Health and Human Services Tobacco Cessation Guideline
    http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/
    Provider focused website contains specific counseling guidelines, tools and links to websites with current research in tobacco interventions.
         
    Interventions for Smoking Cessation 'Counseling for Changes'
    https://northwestahec.wfubmc.edu/learn/courseware/index.cfm?event_pk=10569
    This website features an on-line smoking cessation course for health care professionals. 

    Smoke Free Families 'Care Professionals’
    http://smokefreefamilies.tobacco-cessation.org/
    This website helps physicians counsel pregnant women to quit smoking. The site includes an easy to implement counseling approach and as well provider office.

    Center for Tobacco Independence – For Health care Providers
    http://www.tobaccoindependence.org/providers/education.php
    The Center for Tobacco Independence has resources for providers such as continuing education programs on tobacco and training programs.

    Tobacco Free Nurses Treatment Resource Page
    http://www.tobaccofreenurses.org/resources/treatment/
    This website helps nurses counsel patients who smoke.

    Resources for Health Professionals 
    http://www.smokefree.gov/
    This site offers a list of resources that health professionals can use to promote smoking cessation to their patients such as websites and government reports.

    Tobacco Education in Medical School Curricula
    http://www.teachtobacco.org/
    This site offers educational curricula for medical schools to teach medical students about tobacco.


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