Build a Clinic Materials

Module 1: Tobacco Cessation Counseling Best Practices – An Introduction

Presented by: Dr. Chad Morris, PhD, Director, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program
Objectives:
• Discuss clinical practice guidelines for treating tobacco dependence
• Explore how to utilize the “5As (Ask-Advise-Assess-Assist-Arrange)” and the “2As and an R (Ask-Advise-Refer)” models
• Analyze your practice’s current workflow

Module 2: Tobacco Cessation Best Practices – Pharmacotherapy

Presented by: Dr. Christine Garver-Apgar, PhD, Research Associate, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program
Objectives:
• Identify the seven FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications
• Review prescribing guidance
• Discuss how to respond to the common use of e-cigs and vaping products options

Module 3: Tobacco Cessation Counseling Best Practices – Motivational Interviewing

Presented by: Dr. Cindy Morris, PhD, Clinical Director, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program
Objectives:
• Discuss MI fundamentals
• Demonstrate how to use MI techniques for tobacco dependence

Module 4: Analyzing and Adapting Clinical Workflow

Presented by: Dr. Shandra Brown Levey, PhD, Director of Integrated Behavioral Services and Dr. Matt Simpson MD, University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine
Objectives:
• Identify team-based, efficient workflows
• Examine how to apply the “5As” to practice redesign efforts
• Utilize electronic medical records to enhance outcomes and billing

Module 5: Special Populations and Cultural Sensitivity

Presented by: Jim Pavlik, MA Program and Policy Analyst, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program
Objectives:
• Identify commonly treated “at-risk” populations
• Develop tailored treatment plans
• Identify treatment barriers
• Employ strategies to address treatment barriers

Module 6: Tobacco Clinic Scalability and Sustainability

Presented by: Jim Pavlik, MA Program and Policy Analyst, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program
Objectives:
• Distinguish between the costs and benefits of tobacco treatment
• Identify internal and external supports
• Discuss best practices to ensure sustainability

More Helpful Resources:

DIMENSIONS: Action Plan

DIMENSIONS: Tobacco-Free Policy Toolkit

A Patient-Centered Tobacco Cessation Workflow for Healthcare Clinics

DIMENSIONS: Tobacco Free Toolkit for Healthcare Providers


Having technical difficulties? Contact Jim Pavlik, Manager of Build a Clinic Program, (jim.pavlik@ucdenver.edu).