ELECTRONIC SMOKING CESSATION DOCUMENTATION IN AN AMBULATORY CANCER CENTRE: DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION
Smoking Cessation (SC) is beneficial following a cancer diagnosis, decreasing the risk of complications & increasing the effectiveness of treatments. SC was developed as an interprofessional model in a large comprehensive cancer centre. All healthcare providers (HCPs) received Peer to Peer training to offer brief interventions.
Documentation of interventions was inconsistent amongst various HCP with no standard method for screening and identification of patients who use tobacco.
Appropriate documentation is essential for patient support through continuity in care.
Strategically everyone would go electronic