nicotine best practice brief

Thank you for attending the May 23, 2023 Webinar, Break the Chain of Nicotine Dependence, hosted by the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network.

We hope you found the information shared valuable and applicable. A special thank you to our speakers – Molly Leis, MS, LADC, LPCC, CTTS and Ed Larson, MA, CTTS – for sharing their stories, experiences, knowledge and resources with us.

The Webinar recording and presentation handout have been added to our Website.

chain with cigarette imageGreat Plains QIN has developed a Break the Chain of Nicotine/Tobacco Dependence Change Package to guide healthcare providers and staff in improving referrals to tobacco/nicotine treatment programs and assistance. The Change Package identifies barriers and challenges to addressing tobacco and nicotine use and provides interventions supported by evidence-based tools and resources to help individuals quit.