As part of National Public Health Week and beyond, POW'R Tobacco Cessation Center launched a social media outreach campaign, "Help Your Patients Stop Smoking", to connect with New York healthcare providers as well as tobacco users outside the healthcare facility. (http://www.powrcessationcenter.org/ClientUpload/DocumentsClientUplo... )
We've also raised awareness of our programs and services through increased outreach:
For healthcare providers: on-site training using clinical practice guidelines, tobacco cessation materials for patients, additional education and credit opportunities, assistance on becoming a Tobacco-Free facility or campus, assistance referring patients to Quitline and other programs.
For tobacco users: resources and materials to assist in tobacco cessation, information of treatment options and and Medicaid coverage, outreach support and referral to quit programs.
And we've hosted a number of statewide educational sessions and workshops, to learn more about specific areas of tobacco cessation and intervention (http://www.powrcessationcenter.org/Pages/Tobacco_Cessation_Educatio...)