Cessation resources

Here are a variety of training resources for providers and staff for helping smokers reach their smoking cessation goals.
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These You tube videos provide information on  the importance of smoking cessation, medication therapies, delivering the 5A's and motivational interviewing. Two are from the University of California focusing on the 5A's, therapies and medications. The other set are more general videos on the need for smoking cessation and medication recommendations.Training time invested in watching a couple of these videos is a wise investment for later, to assure that the counseling delivery for smoking cessation is as effective as possible.

 Provider and Staff (You tube) training videos

UC QUITS webinar, every smoker, every encounter The 5A’s of Tobacco Cessation 15.02 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LoEOcFY2GQ

UC QUITS webinar, every smoker, every encounter Medications for Smoking cessation 38.17 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IX019E7mGn0

Smoking Cessation Part 1 Preparing to quit 6.54 minutes (by UNC) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8abFd0ORgTU

Smoking Cessation Part 2: The medications 6.07 minutes (by UNC) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UhkPMmKyHg

Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Addictions Video 5.35 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvLquWI8aqc and

Motivational Interviewing (MI) with William Miller Video 4.00 minutes ​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj1BDPBE6Wk 




 From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Contains tools for preparing to quit, resources to use when quitting, and staying quit. https://smokefree.gov/

Also available in Spanish at https://espanol.smokefree.gov/

 From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides resources for making a plan to quit and getting support https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/index.htm

From the American Lung Association. Provides resources on the benefits of quitting, how to quit, and where to get more help. http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/

 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. https://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/index.html

Fiore MC, Jaén CR, Baker TB, et al. Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update.Clinical Practice Guideline. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service. May 2008. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK63952/



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