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Tobacco Cessation

Since the first surgeon general's report on smoking and health in 1964, 27 additional reports have concluded that tobacco use is the single most avoidable cause of disease, disability and death in the United States.

Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body and causes multiple types of cancer.  Smokeless tobacco (chew) causes cancer in the oral cavity, throat, stomach and beyond.

Ready to Quit?

Respiratory Therapists: Watch the Video and Take the Survey

Respiratory therapists and physicians have the ability to be a major contributor in the efforts to reduce smoking and tobacco use. In an effort to inform professionals in your field about the Tobacco Quitline, we ask that you please take this 10-minute, pre-training survey, watch the training video, and complete the post-training survey. We appreciate your time and dedication to patient care and hope that you will implement the "5 As" approach and the Kansas Tobacco Quitline in your practice.

Open the following links in order to access the appropriate surveys and video:

  1. Respiratory therapist pre-training survey

  2. Training video

  3. Post-training survey


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Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.