American Heart Association “Answers by Heart” Fact Sheets–A series of downloadable patient information sheets presented in a question-and-answer format that is brief, easy to follow, and easy to read. The fact sheets also provide space to write questions to help you prepare and get the most out of your visit with your healthcare professional.
ABCS for the Practice Facilitator – This toolkit is a quality improvement change package for practice facilitators working with health care providers on the ABCS of heart health. It is designed to assist practice facilitators as they support meaningful improvement in primary care practices. The toolkit is not a comprehensive practice facilitator training curriculum. It is intended for the practice facilitator with a basic understanding of the concepts of practice facilitation. There are many resources available in the training of new practice facilitators, such as “The Practice Facilitation Handbook” developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Addressing Tobacco Use in Black Communities – This toolkit created by the American Lung Association contains information and initiatives that individuals or organizations can incorporate into their tobacco work to better serve Black communities.
Best Practice User Guide: Cessation – This user guide developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on how comprehensive tobacco control programs can promote cessation through population-wide efforts.
Million Hearts Tobacco Cessation Change Package – The Tobacco Cessation Change Package is a quality improvement tool created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is intended for healthcare professionals in outpatient, inpatient, and behavioral health settings and public health professionals who partner with these groups. It provides a list of process improvements that clinicians can implement as they seek to deliver optimal treatment to patients who use tobacco. It gives clinical teams a practical resource to increase the reach and effectiveness of tobacco cessation interventions and to incorporate these interventions into the clinical workflow.
Tobacco Cessation Resource Guide for Health Centers– This document outlines the efforts between the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn how the Million Hearts® Tobacco Cessation Change Package (TCCP) could be adapted to help community health center staff reach Healthy People 2030 goals to: reduce illness, disability, and death related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke.