RESOURCES TO SUPPORT TOBACCO CESSATION CONVERSATIONS
Motivate your patient: If your patient doesn’t appear “ready,” or if they’ve tried many times, you can motivate them to consider quitting just by asking. Use these (PDF) talking points developed by Vermont providers.
Smoking’s effects on the body: Explore with your patient how smoking impacts the entire body with this interactive graphic.
Local Leaders on Tobacco Cessation
Watch videos of Vermont providers discussing providers’ roles in tobacco cessation.
Dr. Walter Gundel highlights that a simple patient referral to 802Quits.org can be done in less than a minute. (05:10)
Dr. Harry Chen reminds physicians of the powerful role they play when they refer patients to 802Quits.org. (02:46)
Dr. Jaskanwar Batra speaks about the abnormally high incidence of smoking related illnesses compared to complications from mental health. (04:22)