Clinicians & Clinical Practice
Clinicians and clinical practices can play an integral role in protecting children from tobacco and secondhand smoke (SHS). Find the most relevant information on coding and payment, training and CME courses, practice guidelines, and resources for counseling parents about smoking cessation.
Clinical Practice Trainings
The AAP Richmond Center is hosting two clinical practice trainings in 2014 titled 'Asking the Right Questions- Clinicians and Tobacco Cessation in the Clinical Encounter'. These trainings are designed to help clinicians improve how they have discussions about tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure with patients and families in the pediatric practice setting. This training will educate child health care clinicians about messages, tools, and counseling protocols to screen and counsel patients and families about cessation and secondhand smoke exposure during pediatric clinical encounters. Clinicians will be taught how to effectively integrate these practices into existing practice systems. Applicants are encouraged to attend the training in pairs of a pediatrician and another member of the practice team. For more information, read the application. To be considered, applications must be received by 4:00pm CST on January 31, 2014. Please email questions to email@example.com.
Talk With Your Doctor
Information related to the "Talk With Your Doctor" initiative of the Tips From Former Smokers media campaign.
Coding & Payment
The most recent coding and reimbursement recommendations to help your practice get reimbursement for services related to counseling for tobacco use and exposure to SHS.
Training and CME Courses
Discover opportunities for tobacco-related training offered by the American Academy of Pediatrics and other organizations. Some trainings offer CME credits.
Find information that will help your whole practice better address tobacco use and SHS exposure. This information is provided by the Public Health Service and other organizations.
Counseling About Smoking Cessation
Get tools to counsel patients and families about their tobacco use and the effects on the rest of the family. Techniques and tips are offered to help make your clinical encounters more efficient.