Resources & References

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Smoking Cessation Pharmacology for prescribers
A comprehensive chart

Tobacco Dependence Medication Treatment Recommendations
For OHSU Health Professionals

Online Resources

Rx for Change: Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation
A comprehensive, turn-key tobacco cessation training program that equips health professional students and licensed clinicians with knowledge and skills for assisting patients with quitting.

Tobacco Cessation Toolkit (2003)
Developed by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).

"Ask and Act"
This program of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) encourages family physicians to ASK their patients about tobacco use, then ACT to help them quit.

Provider Handout: How Health Care Professionals Can Help Pregnant Smokers Quit  A one-page handout that describes the 5 A's intervention for pregnant women.

Helping Smokers Quit: A Guide for Nurses (March 2005)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ pocket guide for nurses.


CDC’s Comprehensive Website for Smoking and Tobacco Use

Ask-Advise-Refer National Smoking Cessation Initiative
American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) website provides toolkit with downloadable materials for dental hygienists.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

American Academy of Family Physicians
The AAFP's tobacco cessation program, "Ask and Act," encourages family physicians to ASK about the tobacco use habits of all of their patients, then to ACT on that information.

Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD)
Provides information on competencies for tobacco treatment specialists and links to training programs.

Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention
This website offers training materials, including clinician packets, presentation slides and healthcare provider training manuals (with video).

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center
Website offers tools for healthcare providers including a referral card to the national quitline number, presentations and posters.

National Partnership for Smoke-free Families
The National Partnership for Smoke-free Families has developed materials and tools for clinicians to help pregnant smokers quit smoking.

National Tobacco Cessation Collaborative (NTCC)
The NTCC developed this microsite to give healthcare providers access to available CME-credit courses on tobacco cessation, and other resources related to quitting smoking, all in one place. provides evidence-based data and practical support for the treatment of tobacco dependence for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, psychologists, researchers, and policy makers. is produced and maintained by the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, in association with the World Bank, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the Cochrane Group, and an international panel of experts.

Tobacco Free Nurses
Tobacco Free Nurses is the first national program focused on helping nurses and student nurses to stop smoking.