Downloadable slides and handouts from presentations APTNA has done, as well as other resources, are available here. These are shared freely but we would appreciate hearing your opinion of their usefulness, and input on this website in general. Most of the handouts and other documents are available in MS Word format for those interested in adapting them. Please contact us with requests, or if you have questions or need additional information. Numerous other websites offer resources for healthcare providers. Check the links section for these.
Implementing an Effective Smoking Cessation Strategy in Medical Practice (slides and handouts):
Use of Smoking Cessation Training Resources (slides and handouts):
Developing a Smoking Cessation Program in the Acute Care Setting (slides and handouts):
Brief Smoking Cessation Interventions in a Hospital Setting (slides and handouts):
Pneumonia Collaborative presentation on tobacco dependence, September 2003 (handouts):
Smoke-Free Workplace Policies: Their Role in Reducing Harm Caused by Tobacco Use (slides and handouts):
"Save a Life" flyer for distributing to healthcare providers (includes Virginia resources):
Sample Consultation: hospital staff training planning - discussion points, protocol, etc. (handouts):
Success Story: how one hospital implemented a successful smoking cessation initiative in a cardiac care unit.
Poster for patient wait areas (with Virginia quitline number added):
Additional resources will be posted in the near future - check back soon! Some of these files are pdf formatted documents. You will need Adobe Acrobat to read them. To download a free Adobe Acrobat Reader, go to www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html