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Healthcare Provider Tobacco Information


Introduction

You can make a difference! Even brief advice to quit using tobacco by a healthcare provider is proven to motivate quitting and significantly increase the chances of quitting success. If the healthcare provider also provides patients with quitting medications and refers patients to cessation support programs, their chances of quitting success are even higher*.

Way to Quit Offers New Approaches and Resources for Providers-NEW!

Way to Quit is a revitalized approach to encourage Utah tobacco users to quit and stay quit. The approach incorporates a dedicated website to the issue in addition to the current site you are now on. The website also includes an enriched healthcare provider cessation section to assist Utah's healthcare providers offer impactful information and techniques to their patients.
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Guidelines for Tobacco Cessation and Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Explains the 5As of tobacco control and the FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications. Go to Guide

The TRUTH Network Guide

The TRUTH Network: Treating Tobacco Dependence explains the5 A's of tobacco control, available pharmacological therapies, statewide cessation programs and fax referral to the Utah Tobacco Quit Line. Go to the Guide.

You Can Make A Difference

There are a number of ways that you can help your patients quit usingMichael Christensen DDS and Kami  Hansen DA. tobacco. Find out how.

Resources for Your Healthcare Setting

There are resources available for your healthcare setting. View resources.

Tobacco Cessation Coverage

Shares information for health insurance companies and healthcare purchasers should know. View the information.

Continuing Education

Choose the course(s) that is/are best for you. View education opportunities.

Additional Links

For more information view tobacco control in healthcare links.

*Source: Fiore MC, Bailey WC, Cohen SJ, et. al. Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence. Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service. October 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

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