Training: Tobacco Cessation Intervention and Referral

For MSDH employees
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MS Quitline Online Provider Training is now available on HealthStream to all MSDH employees.

This training includes two modules: "How to Address Nicotine Dependence in MS Health Care Settings" and “How to Refer Your Patients to the MS Quitline”. You can find these courses in the Catalog section of HealthStream.

Course Description

This online course educates county health department clinicians on tobacco cessation intervention and referral to the Mississippi Tobacco Quitline.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the benefits of cessation for patients.
  • Describe the steps of the Brief Tobacco Intervention (5As and 2As models)
  • Describe the process for screening each patient for readiness to quit.
  • Refer patients who are ready to quit to the Mississippi Tobacco Quitline.

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Last reviewed on Apr 11, 2024 request edits
Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866‑HLTHY4U Contact and information

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