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Smoking Cessation: Integrated Care Model for Smokers with PTSD

 

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Smoking Cessation: Integrated Care Model for Smokers with PTSD

  • Date Created: 06/24/2010
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, ACCME, CA BRN, NBCC
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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Smoking Cessation: Integrated Care Model for Smokers with PTSD Author(s):

Miles McFall, PhD

Andrew J. Saxon, MD

Description

This presentation is meant to provide an overview of the negative effects of smoking, particularly on Veterans with PTSD, and to help providers understand the rationale for providing tobacco cessation treatment to patients.

The authors describe the rationale and evidence for integrating smoking cessation into PTSD treatment and provide an overview of psychological and pharmacological interventions.

Manual and Workbook

To request the Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Provider Manual and Patient Workbook, email publichealth@va.gov.

Goals and Objectives

  • Provide a rationale for tobacco cessation as a health care priority for Veterans with PTSD
  • Understand the reasons and evidence for an integrated care approach for smoking cessation among smokers with PTSD
  • Describe psychological and pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation
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