For the Patient Willing To Quit (Continued)
Strategy A3. Assess—Determine willingness to make a quit attempt
||Strategies for implementation
|Assess every tobacco user's willingness to make a quit attempt at this time.
||Assess patient's willingness to quit: "Are you willing to give quitting a try?"
- If the patient is willing to make a quit attempt at this time, provide assistance.
- If the patient will participate in an intensive treatment, deliver such a treatment or link/refer to an intensive intervention.
- If the patient is a member of a special population (e.g., adolescent, pregnant smoker, racial/ethnic minority), consider providing additional information.
- If the patient clearly states he or she is unwilling to make a quit attempt at this time, provide an intervention shown to increase future quit attempts.
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