Healthcare Provider Tobacco Information
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*.
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 using 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.
Choose the course(s) that is/are best for you. View education opportunities.
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.
Healthcare Provider Sections
- TRUTH Network Guide
- Ways to Help Patients Quit
- Healthcare Resources
- Tobacco Cessation Coverage
- Continuing Education
- Additional Links