As people set their end-of-year goals and new year’s resolutions, this is a great time to help patients “kick the habit.” Most tobacco users need help, products and/or counseling to quit.
Is your practice ready to help them succeed?
Users may have to make more than eight attempts before quitting for good. In this practical on-demand learning session, Pamela Graef Luckett explores reaching those in need of tobacco cessation in community settings.
Because healthcare providers can have the most influence on a patient’s decision to quit, Luckett shares:
- CDC best practice recommendations to train providers
- Advice on how to prepare all clinical staff to mention tobacco use and make referrals for cessation
- Tips on how to handle resistance, or determine a patient’s level of motivation to quit