When you see patients, take these three easy steps to help them become commercial tobacco free.
- Ask every patient at each encounter about his or her commercial tobacco use and document their status.
- Advise every commercial tobacco user to quit. Use a clear, strong and personalized message about the benefits of quitting.
- Refer patients who want to quit commercial tobacco within the next 30 days to the AICTP. We work with patients at any step of their quit journey.
There are additional resources available to help your patients in their commercial tobacco quit journey. Here are additional national programs and organizations with more information: