Nurses Can Have a Big Impact on U.S. Smoking Rates
Psychiatric Nurses: Champions for Smoking Cessation (position paper from APNA)
If the 2.2 million working nurses in the U.S. each helped one person per year quit smoking, it would triple the U.S. quit rate, according to Tobacco Free Nurses.
Joint Commission Examines QI Measures for Nurses, Including Smoking Cessation
For free copies of Helping Smokers Quit: A Guide for Nurses, click here. Or contact AHRQ’s Publication Clearinghouse at 1-800-358-9295 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For practical tools to help healthcare providers help patients quit, click here.
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