UPDATE: Beyond the 5 A's: Improving Cessation Interventions through Strengthened Training
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
National Jewish Health and
the North American Quitline Consortium, in collaboration with the Smoking
Cessation Leadership Center, would like to invite you to join us for Beyond the 5 A’s: Improving Cessation Interventions
through Strengthened Training, November 13-15, 2013.
The overarching goal of Beyond the 5 A’s is to improve the frequency and
effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions provided by health
professionals by improving the quality of training delivered to them on this
critical topic. Beyond the 5 A’s will bring those who are currently designing
and delivering smoking cessation provider education programs together with
public health tobacco cessation experts, systems decision-makers, healthcare
providers and researchers to translate recent advances in both evidence and practice
into action that will improve the frequency and effectiveness of smoking
Attendees will examine recent advances in evidence and practice and discuss
their own successful approaches, strategies, techniques and challenges, to
improve the effectiveness and quality of smoking cessation interventions.
Wednesday, November 13,
Independent Grants for
Learning & Change* (IGLC) Grantees only
Pre-Conference Workshop (by
IGLC Grantees will gather to strengthen their ties, reflect on their progress
and challenges, and translate lessons learned into recommendations for quality
training design and delivery.
Thursday & Friday,
November 14-15, 2013
All Registrants (including IGLC Grantees)
Through its unifying theme of improving training and education to healthcare
providers on addressing tobacco use with their patients, conference attendees
will examine recent advances in evidence and practice and discuss their own
successful strategies and techniques for engaging healthcare in tobacco
Registration is Now OPEN!
includes everything from details on travel and the conference agenda, to
speaker bios and registration. Simply visit the Registration
page, complete the form and submit your payment details. The registration fee
for Beyond the 5A’s
is $250.00 and includes buffet breakfast, lunch and reception on November 14th,
and buffet breakfast on November 15th.
We invite you to visit
the site, learn more about the agenda and register TODAY! www.Beyondthe5As.org
Registration will remain open through November 4, 2013.
Interactive Online Forum
After registering, you’ll be invited to join our Beyond the 5A’s online forum. This forum is a
way for those who register for the conference to engage immediately with others
who will be attending. The forum will provide conference updates, feature
content-related questions for group discussion, allow participants to set up
networking meetings while at the conference, and help everyone keep in touch
after the conference.
Call for Abstracts OPEN!
In addition to being able to register for the conference, you are now also able
to submit your poster or session abstract for review. The Call for Abstracts
instructions, learning track descriptions, review criteria and a link to the
online submission form can be found on the Abstracts/Posters
page of the conference website. The
deadline for abstract submissions is September 9, 2013.
We look forward to you visiting us online and to seeing you in November!
Office of Professional Education
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO 80206
* Independent Grants for
Learning & Change - Pfizer offers support to independently run health care
quality improvement initiatives through online resources and medical education