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Quit Smoking with the 5As

In less than three minutes you can make a difference in your patient's life. You can help your patient quit using tobacco products by following the 5As:
  • Ask your patient if they use tobacco products
  • Advise your patient about the risks of tobacco use and to quit
  • Assess your patient's readiness to quit
  • Assist your patient in quitting by providing access to resources and community cessation services
  • Arrange a follow-up through Telehealth Ontario's Quit Smoking Program

A free in-person lunch and learn training opportunity in Minimal Contact Intervention for health care providers is available.

Learning Objectives

Participants will leave understanding:

  • Burden of illness of tobacco in Niagara
  • Importance of Minimal Contact Intervention in tobacco cessation
  • How to integrate the 5As into daily practice
  • Available tobacco cessation resources for patients in Niagara


Register online

A member from Niagara Region will follow up within five business days to confirm your enrolment.

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