ATTUD is an organization of providers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based tobacco treatment for the tobacco user.
Our 2016 ATTUD Members Meeting will be on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 3:15-4:45 PM at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel Mississippi Room, Chicago, IL
NEW! RFP for proposals to partner with ATTUD to develop and implement an
Interested firms, organizations, businesses or corporations are encouraged to review the proposal and submit a Letter of Intent by October 15, 2015 to Dr. Christine Sheffer by email (email@example.com ) by midnight. Please see the RFP for specifics regarding additional requirements.
This RFP is an important step in continuing the development of a comprehensive professional certification program. Please address any questions you may have to Dr. Sheffer or Dr. Thomas Payne, ATTUD president (tjpayne1@UMC.EDU).
New member benefit - access to Journal of Smoking Cessation
JSC is published twice yearly, with articles published online ahead of issue allocation via FirstView . The table of contents will be sent out to the ATTUD listserv with each new issue.
Journal of Smoking Cessation is the world's only publication devoted exclusively to the treatment of smoking cessation. The journal is targeted specifically to the area of smoking cessation at the "grass-roots" level, focusing on observational studies that have practical implications for those assisting smokers to quit.
Members can access JSC via the members log in page.
Advocacy at work…
Statement by the ATTUD Business Practices Committee
Response to Citizen
Petition to the FDA and ATTUD & SRNT
Follow-up Letter to FDA
to the Use of Smoking Cessation Medications.
by ATTUD “A prospective cohort study challenging
More tobacco dependence and treatment content to be on physician exams in 2014:
to PA Dept of Public Welfare requesting that Medicaid
Position Statement - Talking Points and Resources:
Letter to Joint Commission:
for Change: Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation - Rx
for Change, which draws heavily from the Clinical Practice
Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, is a
comprehensive, turnkey program for training students and
licensed clinicians in virtually any health professional
field. Slide packs, video vignettes, and materials for
clinicians and patients are available online for the following
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce the availability of a free, online, one-hour CME program on treating tobacco use and dependence.
Participants will learn best evidence-based practices-such as what combinations of counseling and medications are most effective-culled from the U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence (2008): http://www.ocpd.wisc.edu/tobaccocme.html
2008 Clinical Practice Guideline Update: Treating
Tobacco Use and Dependence