CCOs and care team members play important roles in helping their members quit smoking, including: accurately assessing member tobacco use status; designing benefits (expanding coverage and reducing barriers); promoting benefits; implementing tobacco-free campus policies; and fostering partnerships with local public health agencies and other community stakeholders to create tobacco-free community environments.
Free, quick online tobacco cessation counseling training (with CME)
What: This short online course will improve your care team’s ability to help patients quit tobacco. The course focuses on Brief Tobacco Intervention and Motivational Interviewing techniques.
Who: All members of the care team committed to supporting their patients quit tobacco.
When: The course is self-paced and takes approximately 45 minutes. The course can be started, paused and resumed later as needed.
CMEs: This training has been reviewed and is accepted for up to 1.0 prescribed credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). For other licensing boards that may not pre-approve continuing education credits (for example, the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists), please submit the certificate of participation to your accrediting body.
Access the training:
Questions? Please contact Rachel Burdon (Rachel.E.Burdon@oha.oregon.gov)
Webinar series recordings: Treating tobacco dependence in behavioral health settings
The OHA Transformation Center and Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Section recorded a series of webinars focused on treating tobacco dependence in behavioral health settings. Presenters are from the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program. Audience: All types of care team providers, quality improvement staff, and non-clinical staff working in behavioral health settings. See full details.
CCO Tobacco Prevalence Reduction Learning Collaborative
The Transformation Center hosted a half-day event for CCOs that focused on evidence-based practices for reducing tobacco prevalence, including clinical and community-based interventions.
- Building Relationships for Health System Change: Engaging CCOs to Prevent Tobacco Use (3/1/23) -
Recording (Passcode: 5a?+*YRq)
- Oregon Tobacco Quit Line: Coordinated Care Organizations and Data (3/15/18) - Slides
Culturally Adapted Smoking Cessation Strategies (10/5/17) - Slides
Smoking Cessation Programs for Pregnant Members (9/27/17) - Slides
CCO incentive measure technical specifications and guidance documents