Practice Integration

Implementing a system that includes tobacco dependence treatment does not need to be time-consuming. There are a few simple strategies that you may wish to apply within the office setting as a way of supporting tobacco users in making successful quit attempts. Use the following checklist to determine practice readiness to deliver tobacco dependence use treatment:


Practice Assessment Resources & Knowledge Checklist

References:

1 Integrating Smoking Cessation into Routine Primary Care Practice: Identifying Effective Strategies for your Practice, by Sophia Papadakis , MHA, Ph.D. candidate http://www.smokingcessationrounds.ca/crus/smokingceseng_11_07.pdf

2 "Healthcare Providers Toolkit for Delivering Smoking Cessation Services." Next Generation: California Tobacco Control Alliance. Published 2003. July 17, 2010. http://www.tobaccofreealliance.org/pdfs/NGAToolkit_FINAL_FORWEB.pdf

3 http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/TCRB/monographs/5/m5_1.pdf