Official Quit Tobacco web site is
If you are no longer assigned as the MEDCOM TFL AO and/or know the name and email address of the current TFL AO for your MEDCOM facility, please call (410) 436-2303.
More training information and resources to assist providers and educators in their tobacco cessation efforts.
Healthcare Provider Tobacco Cessation Training
AHRQ Helping Smokers Quit/ A Guide for Clinicians
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline for clinicians to implement a system to ensure that tobacco-use status is obtained and recorded at every patient visit. Even brief tobacco dependence treatment is effective and should be offered to every patient who uses tobacco. ASK - ADVISE - ASSESS - ASSIST - ARRANGE For more information on prescribing, precautions, and side effects, go to the Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline,
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update,
Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training
Learn basic skills for working with smokers through a self-paced online program while earning Continuation Educational Credits (CEU's) and/or attend a 4-day Core Certification Training Program in Worcester, Massachusetts. Both programs are offered through the University of Massachusetts Medical School. For additional details about the programs please email