Offers expert information, peer support, and the Quit Wizard to help you quit smoking.
Online CME @ the University of Wisconsin
Offers a new, free one-hour web-based training program for CME credit that provides healthcare providers with basic instruction on treating tobacco users.
American Cancer Society
Supplies data, publications, and other information about prevention and treatment of cancer for consumers and practitioners.
American Lung Association
Provides provides a variety of educational materials for consumers and practitioners.
CDC's Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS)
Contains links to research data, Surgeon General Reports and information to use with patients. The patient information is in the public domain and can be copied and distributed to patients.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Clinical Practice Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence can be found on this website. In addition to the full manuscript, clinician guides and consumer guides are also available.
The Cochrane Library
The best single source of reliable information on the effects of healthcare interventions.
Foundation for Innovation in Nicotine Dependence
A non-profit site containing selected articles and resources for tobacco users and clinicians.
PACT (Professional Assisted Cessation Therapy)
An independent consortium of smoking cessation therapy professionals. Their site contains sections for practitioners, policy makers and non-professionals along with many links.
National Cancer Institute - www.TobaccoFreePatients.com and www.TobaccoCME.com
Offer free continuing education programs for health professionals in providing efficient and effective tobacco interventions. Continuing medical education credits available.
A free resource center focusing on tobacco and smoking issues. It features tobacco news, information, assistance for smokers trying to quit, alerts on tobacco control issues, and open consideration of all aspects of the spectrum of issues concerning tobacco, nicotine, cigarettes and cigars.
The Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control of the University of Massachusetts Medical School
Offers evidence-based information, clinical services, training, and professional education programs for the prevention and treatment of nicotine dependence.
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians
Summarizes the guideline strategies developed in the Public Health Service-sponsored Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: Clinical Practice Guideline (USPHS, 2000).
The Guide to Community Preventive Services: Tobacco Use Prevention and Control
Outlines selected population-based interventions that research has shown to be effective in increasing tobacco cessation (CDC, 2000).
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