An Efficient Approach to Tobacco Cessation Counseling: 5As – Module 3
Why is tobacco cessation counseling an important part of lung cancer screening?
Tobacco cessation counseling is important to clinicians and patients and is mandated by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of lung cancer screening. This module will discuss the 5As of tobacco cessation – with an emphasis on assist and arrange – and how to utilize your care team for patient tobacco cessation counseling and referral.
- Describe the 5As of tobacco cessation.
- Discuss specific methods for assisting and arranging tobacco cessation with your patients who use tobacco.
- Apply team-based care for tobacco cessation counseling and referral in your practice.