CME/CE Activity - Beyond the 5 A's: What You Can Do for Smoking Cessation in Your Practice

Physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers who provide or want to provide smoking cessation interventions to patients are encouraged to participate in this online CME/CE activity that summarizes material presented at the Beyond the 5A’s conference.

Learning objectives for this activity include:

  • apply various strategies for strengthening cessation interventions with patients
  • identify the changing demographics of tobacco users and approaches for cessation for different populations of tobacco users
  • understand quitline services and how to incorporate them into cessation efforts with patients
  • identify barriers and facilitators to cessation treatment

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Innovation Update: Newsletter #1

Innovation Update is a series of three newsletters with articles, interviews and peer guidance that highlight new information and expertise regarding smoking cessation intervention. It builds on the momentum of the Beyond the 5 A’s conference to improve clinical practice, as well as the quality of training and education for healthcare systems and providers to increase quit rates and decrease tobacco use prevalence. Read it here.


The Forum: Community of Practice “Matters"

Join the Beyond the 5 A’s Community of Practice “Matters” online forum and begin engaging in group discussion around smoking cessation intervention. Learn from other members and share information and resources that you find valuable in your practice. Together, address concerns and discover solutions. Join today!


Beyond the 5 A's Conference Overview

On November 13-15, 2013, over 160 professionals currently designing and delivering smoking cessation provider education programs, public health tobacco cessation experts, systems decision-makers, healthcare providers and researchers gathered to translate recent advances in both evidence and practice into action that will improve the frequency and effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions delivered by healthcare professionals. Read more.


An educational conference presented by National Jewish Health and the North American Quitline
Consortium in collaboration with the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center.

This educational activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.