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16-Year-Old Patients: Make Sure They Receive Their Annual Well Visit and Vaccinations

...Dear Colleague: August 1, 2019 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College Health Association (ACHA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Society for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-colleague-letter-sixteen.pdf

1997-98 Application Form

...2017 AAFP VACCINE SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP Deadline: April 3, 2017 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has two vaccine science fellowship positions available for family physicians. The fellows will work with mentors to become more knowledgeable about vaccine science and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccine-science-fellowship-application.pdf

2019 AAFP Chapter Health Equity Planning Grants

...AAFP Chapter Health Equity Planning Grants To apply for a Health Equity Planning Grant, please complete the following application and email to Kevin Kovach, the AAFP’s Population Health Manager, at kkovach@aafp.org. Chapter Name: ___________________...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/health_equity/hops19-health-equity-planning-grant.pdf

2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

...© 2019 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. AMA Opioid Task Force issues new recommendations to urge policymakers to protect patients’ access to evidence-based treatment, remove barriers to comprehensive pain care The AMA Opioid Task Force is comprised of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/hops19-ama-opioid-recs.pdf

2020 COVID and Flu - Member FAQs

...Family Physician FAQs: COVID-19 or the Flu? What causes COVID-19 and the flu? • COVID-19 is caused by a new coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2). • Seasonal flu can be caused by different subtypes of Influenza A or Influenza B viruses. The subtypes of these viruses vary each year,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-and-Flu-Member-FAQs.pdf

2020-2021 Tar Wars Program Guide

...Supported in part by a grant from the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. TAR WARS PROGRAM GUIDE Instructions for Implementing 2020-2021 School Year table of contents page Introduction to Tar Wars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/2020-21-Tar-Wars-Program-Guide.pdf

3 Day Survival Kit Checklist

...preparedness checklists A basic survival kit includes necessities for at least 72 hours following an emergency. Three-day survival kit checklist Kit last updated ___________________________ Basic kits should include the following supplies: Essentials Water, one gallon...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/personal-prep/3-day-checklist.pdf

A Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...1 a guide to tobacco cessation group visits Table of Contents What Are Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Why Offer Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Preparing for a Tobacco...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/group-visit-guide.pdf

AAFP Adult Immunization Office Champions Data Collection Form

...INFLUENZA: (Annual one dose Influenza Vaccination during the flu season) Recommended for All Adults Patients 19 years and older NUMERATOR: All Adults Patients 19 years and older included in the denominator who have received influenza vaccine for the current flu season. DENOMINATOR: All...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions/data-collection-form.pdf

AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives Advisory Board Application

...New Member at the Center for Global Health Initiatives (CGHI) Advisory Board Please direct any questions and return materials to: American Academy of Family Physicians Center for Global Health Initiative Attn: Ashley Poole 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway Leawood, KS...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/global_health/2021-cghi-application.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS7 OVERVIEW In addition to pain itself, a comprehensive assessment of chronic pain should cover other domains, including function, impact on daily activities, quality of life, mental health, and comorbidities and conditions that may require...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-functional.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS38 OVERVIEW Nearly 70% of drug overdose deaths in 2018 involved opioids, with two-thirds of overdose deaths involving a synthetic opioid (excluding methadone).1 In addition to the risk of overdose, patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain are...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-oud-prevent.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS19 OVERVIEW Pain management is determined primarily by whether pain is acute or chronic. Management of chronic pain should be individualized, patient-centered, and based on shared decision making and goals of treatment. Considerations for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-pain-mgmt.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...PAIN ASSESSMENT | Section 1 AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit OVERVIEW Assessment of chronic pain should be multidimensional. Consideration should be given to several domains, including the physiological features of pain and its contributing factors, with physicians and other clinicians...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-pain-assessment.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit HOP20012003 * External tools or resources included in this toolkit do not constitute or imply an endorsement by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Views and opinions expressed in external websites or documents do not necessarily reflect...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit.pdf

AAFP Policy on COVID-19 Therapeutics

...AAFP Policy on COVID-19 Therapeutics The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 136,700 Family Physicians, Family Medicine residents, and medical students, acknowledges the pressures facing the healthcare system to rapidly address the COVID-19 pandemic...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Therapeutics-Policy.pdf

AAFP_POSTER2

...... and measles, mumps, and rubella and tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis and meningitis and polio and chickenpox and shingles and pneumonia and hepatitis A and hepatitis B and HPV. It may be flu season, but there’s more to fight than just influenza. Visit...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020-vaccine-promos/poster-roll-your-sleeve.pdf

AAFP_POSTER3

...Help us build a community of immunity. Powered by the AAFP Visit familydoctor.org/vaccines to learn more. Vaccinations don't just protect you, they protect those in your community whose immune systems aren't strong enough to get vaccinated.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020-vaccine-promos/poster-comm-of-immunity.pdf

AAFP Public Health Award Winners

...AAFP Public Health Award Recipients 1989 to Present 1992 Edward N. Brandt, Jr., MD, Ph.D. 1993 Alan Blum, MD 1994 Neil S. Calman, MD 1995 Jeffrey J. Cain, MD 1996 Coleen Kivlahan, MD, MSPH 1997 Michael W. Barrow, MD 1998 Luke L. Burchard, MD 1999 David A. Carlyle, MD 2000 Mary...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-Public-Health-Award-Winners.pdf

Access to Primary Care is Not Enough: A Health Equity Road Map

...Updated: August 24, 2018 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Access to Primary Care is Not Enough: A Health Equity Road Map IGNITE presentation by Arlene Bierman, MD, MS Module by Karina Atwell, MD, MPH, Elizabeth Paddock, MD, and Andrea...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-access.pdf

Addressing Alcohol Use Practice Manual

...Addressing Alcohol Use practice manual An Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Program FASD FASDFAMILY andCOMMUNITY MEDICINE Ensure every patient who uses alcohol is identified, screened for risky drinking, and offered appropriate brief intervention,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/alcohol-manual.pdf

Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care: Team-Based Approach for ...

...The EveryONE ProjectTM Advancing health equity in every community Health inequalities and the social determinants of health are not a footnote to the determinants of health. They are the main issue. - Sir Michael Marmot © 2018 american academy of family physicians Addressing...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/team-based-approach.pdf

ADHD Risk Reduction Checklist

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 ADHD Risk Reduction Checklist Diagnosis:  Confirm symptoms and impairment meet DSM-5 criteria...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-risk-safety-checklist.pdf

ADHD Screeners and Quality of Life Assessments

...Copyright © 2021 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2021, AAFP National Research Network Updated April 21st, 2021 ADHD Screeners and Quality of Life Assessments ADHD Screeners: Screener Details ADHD Rating...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-screeners.pdf

Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

...American Academy of Family Physicians Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project Final Report September 28, 2015 This project was supported by a Cooperative Agreement (1U66IP000676-01) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). AAFP...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions-final-report-adolescent.pdf

Adult ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis Approach

...Adult ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis Approach It is suggested that the diagnosis of adult ADHD requires 2-3 visits. Assessment of ADHD is not a clinical emergency and requires enough time to gather necessary evidence for the diagnosis. Suspect ADHD Self-referral Adult patient...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-algorithm.pdf

Adult ADHD Overview

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Updated September 5th, 2019 Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Nature, Prevalence and Profile of ADHD in Adults • ADHD affects 4-5% of US Adults • ADHD...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-newsletter.pdf

Adult ADHD Treatment

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Updated September 5th, 2019 Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Main Points and Tips: • A cure for ADHD does not currently exist. Treatment is shown to be effective...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-physician-treatment-newsletter.pdf

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Issue Brief

The Adult ADHD (AADHD) pilot project explored clinician perceptions, attitudes and readiness to screen, diagnose and treat adult patients with AADHD. The central aim of the project was to test the feasibility and acceptability to both patients and providers of usi ng a tablet device ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/adult-adhd-issue-brief.pdf

Advance Care Planning Worksheet

...Advance Care Planning Worksheet Treatment Prefer Treatment Prefer No Treatment DPOAH to Make Decision Based on Situation Artificial Feeding (giving food through a stomach tube or a nasal gastric tube) Chemotherapy Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (use of chest compressions,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/advance-care-planning.pdf

Adverse Effects of Selected Medications used in the Treatment of ADHD in Adults

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 Adverse Effects of Selected Medications used in the Treatment of ADHD in Adults FDA Approved...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-risk-table1.pdf

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: A Guide to Group Visits for Chronic ...

Research indicates group visits can also provide an improved quality of care and a higher level of patient and physician satisfaction. They empower patients and also the physician and staff. Group visits allow for more time for education and relationship building. Group visits have ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/GroupVisitAIM.pdf

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: Fitness Inventory

...Name:_ _________________________________________________________ _ Date:_______________________ We understand that physical activity, healthy eating and emotional well-being are an important part of your health. We want to partner with you to achieve your goals in these areas....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/FitnessInventory.pdf

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: Fitness Prescription

...Patient name:___________________________________________ Date:___/___/_____ Opportunity (What do I want to do?) Goal (My target) Dose (How much, how often?) Benefits (What’s in it for me?) Personal Goal(s):___________________________________...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/FitnessPrescription.pdf

Application for the AAFP Alcohol SBI Office Champions Project

...AAFP Member Name: ____________________________________________________________ Member ID: _________________ Direct phone number: _____________________________________ Direct email: _______________________________________ Practice Type:  Solo  Two physician  Family medicine...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/hops19-alcohol-sbi-grant-app.pdf

Application-Adult-Minority-Immunization-Project.pdf

...APPLICATION FOR IMPROVING ADULT IMMUNIZATION RATES AMONG MINORITY POPULATIONS PROJECT We appreciate your interest in applying for the AAFP’s Improving Adult Immunization Rates among Minority Populations Project. Please fill out the information below: Family Physician Name:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions/Application-Adult-Minority-Immunization-Project.pdf

Application-Improving-Imm-Rate-African-Americans-Project.pdf

...APPLICATION FOR IMPROVING IMMUNIZATION RATES AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN ADULTS PROJECT We appreciate your interest in applying for the AAFP’s Improving Immunization Rates among African American Adults Project. Please fill out the information below: Family Physician Name:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions/Application-Improving-Imm-Rate-African-Americans-Project.pdf

Assess Your Practice Environment and Workflow -- Print Version

...Your practice can demonstrate a commitment to addressing SDOH and facilitate patient-centered conversations with a physical environment that supports these efforts. Conduct a brief, informal assessment of your practice by answering the following questions. 1. How does your practice...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/assessing-practice-print.pdf

Back-to-School Scheduling Postcard

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS We hope you and your family had a wonderful summer! With school starting soon, we are sending a reminder about scheduling a check-up for your 16-year-old. Some important vaccinations may be needed at this age, and we want to help your teen be...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-back-to-school.pdf

Breastfeeding Basics

...Breastfeeding Basics June 2015 1 2 Objectives At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to: Educate their patients about the benefits of breastfeeding. Assist their patients with some of the basic breastfeeding positions. Recognize and treat common...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/breastfeeding-basics.pptx

Breastfeeding Is Welcome Here - Black and White Office Poster

breastfeeding

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/HOPS%20Breastfeeding%20Poster%20-%20BW%20(FINAL).pdf

Breastfeeding Is Welcome Here - Color Office Poster

breastfeediing

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/HOPS%20Breastfeeding%20Poster%20-%20Color%20(FINAL).pdf

Building Cultural Competence and Proficiency

...Addressing Implicit Bias in Health Care Delivery For more information, contact the Center for Diversity and Health Equity at healthequity @aafp.org Learning Objectives Define Implicit Bias and describe how it operates in the health care setting Use online tools to self assess...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/implicit-bias.pptx

cdc-vital-signs-zika.pdf

...3 Zika Virus Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies 44 states reported cases of pregnant women with evidence of Zika in 2016. Most were travel-associated. 44 1 in 4 Only 1 in 4 babies with possible congenital Zika were reported to have received brain imaging after birth. 1...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/cdc-vital-signs-zika.pdf

CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARENT REPORT

...Parent Report Please Turn Over CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARENT REPORT Instructions Please circle the number next to each item that best describes the behaviour of your son or daughter when he or she was a child. PLEASE RATE BEHAVIOUR AT AGE SEVEN (7 years of age) Items: Never...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-parent-scale.pdf

Climate Change Module

...Health Equity Curriculum Toolkit Climate Change IGNITE presentation and module by Kellia Hansmann, MD, MPH, Joel Bumol, MD, and Nancy Newman, MD Appropriate Audience: all learners Related modules: ● Intersectionality -The Interconnectedness of Class, Gender, Race and other...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/climate-change-module.pdf

Clinical Dementia Rating Worksheet

...Subject Initials _______ CLINICAL DEMENTIA RATING (CDR) CLINICAL DEMENTIA RATING (CDR): 0 0.5 1 2 3 Impairment None 0 Questionable 0.5 Mild 1 Moderate 2 Severe 3 Memory No memory loss or slight inconsistent forgetfulness Consistent slight...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/cdr-chart.pdf

Clinical Practice Guideline: Planning for Labor and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Cesarean deliveries are a common surgical procedure in the United States, accounting for one in three U.S. births. The primary purpose of this guideline is to provide clinicians with evidence to guide planning for labor and vaginal birth after cesarean (LAC/VBAC).

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/AAFP%20PVBAC%20guideline.pdf

Coding Reference for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Counseling

...In 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) began requiring insurance plans to cover many clinical preventive services. Two of the covered preventive services include: • Tobacco use screening for adults and adolescents • Tobacco cessation counseling for adults...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/2020_Coding_Tobacco_Prevention.pdf

Coding reference tobacco use prevention and cessation counseling

Coding reference tobacco use prevention and cessation counseling

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/codes-tobacco-cessation-counseling.pdf

Communities Working Together to Improve Health and Reduce Disparities

...Updated 8/12/18 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Communities Working Together to Improve Health and Reduce Disparities IGNITE presentation by J. Lloyd Michener, MD and Community Health Improvement Plans and Patient-Centered Primary Care...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-sdoh-communities.pdf

Community Vital Signs: Achieving Equity through Primary Care Means Checking More than ...

...Updated 8/23/18 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Community Vital Signs: Achieving Equity through Primary Care Means Checking More than Blood Pressure IGNITE presentation by Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH Module by Tiffany Covas, MD, MPH, Jordan...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-vital.pdf

Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) adn the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of select medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for athletes with concussion. It is not intended as a standard of care, and should not be interpreted as such. This document is only a guide, and as such, is of a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMconcussion.pdf

Considerations for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and COVID-19

...Considerations for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and COVID-19 Patients who are pregnant may be at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 and adverse events such as preterm birth. Although patients who were pregnant or lactating were not included in the vaccine trials, these...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Breastfeeding-Policy.pdf

Considerations on Reopening Your Practice

...Considerations on Reopening Face to Face Visits in Your Practice Conflicting information is causing confusion as practices carefully weigh resuming in-person visits. This guidance is meant to help you weigh these decisions. As more evidence becomes available, AAFP will update its...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-Considerations-Resuming-Inperson-Visits.pdf

Content for Office Social Media Channels

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS This program was provided through the AAFP Foundation with support from Sanofi Pasteur. © 2019 American Academy of Family Physician Updated 05/19 f Suggested Timing Facebook Content Twitter Content Winter Attention parents of teens!...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-content-social.pdf

Content for Office Websites

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS © This program provided through the AAFP Foundation with support from Sanofi Pasteur. © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians Updated 05/19 Parents, Please Remember: Vaccines Are CDC-Recommended 4 Teens Too! We know the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-content-office.pdf

Coordinator%20Guide%20Updated%202014.pdf

...1 Coordinator Guide Introduction As a Tar Wars state/regional coordinator, you are responsible for the organization, operation, and administration of the Tar Wars program in your state or region. You have the option to hold an annual state poster contest. It may be important to...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/Coordinator%20Guide%20Updated%202014.pdf

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Family Medicine Guidance

...Contact Tracing Family Medicine Guidance Contact tracing is a core disease control measure employed by local and state health departments and can be used as a key strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As the U.S. looks to reopen and manage the COVID-19 pandemic, the AAFP is...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID-Contact-Tracing-Guidance.pdf

COVID-19 Office Prep Checklist

...COVID-19 Education • Educate staff about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and why it is important to contain the outbreak. • Educate staff on facility policies and practices to minimize chance of exposure to respiratory pathogens including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID-19-office-prep-checklist.pdf

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

...COVID-19 VACCINE FAQ causes them to become activated and respond. The result is the production of neutralizing antibodies. If a person who is immunized becomes infected with the virus, the neutralizing antibodies will bind to the virus and prevent it from entering cells and causing...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-Vaccine-FAQs.pdf

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

...COVID-19 Vaccine Update Sample presentation for members May 2021 1 Coronaviruses in General Coronavirus is a name derived from the Latin "corona," meaning crown. The viral envelope under the electron microscope looks "crownlike" due to the small bulbar projections formed by...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-Vaccine-Sample-Presentation.pptx

COVID-19: Guidance for Family Physicians on Preventive and Non-Urgent Care

...COVID-19: Guidance for Family Physicians on Preventive and Non-Urgent Care AAFP supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CDC mitigation strategy as a framework for family physicians to protect patients, families and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Family...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Non-Urgent-Care-Statement.pdf

COVID-19%20Office%20Prep%20Checklist.pdf

...COVID-19 Education • Educate staff about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and why it is important to contain the outbreak. • Educate staff on facility policies and practices to minimize chance of exposure to respiratory pathogens including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID-19%20Office%20Prep%20Checklist.pdf

COVID19-Thanksgiving-Patient-Letter.docx

...Hello! From all of us at [ PRACTICE NAME ], we hope this email finds you well. We’ll soon be celebrating Thanksgiving in a holiday season unlike any that we’ve experienced. COVID-19 continues to spread. The CDC shows that more than 11 million people in the U.S. have been infected,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/covid19/COVID19-Thanksgiving-Patient-Letter.docx

COVID19-Vaccine-Myths.pdf

...MYTH 1: You can delay routine vaccinations until the pandemic is over. You shouldn’t postpone your vaccinations. Routine childhood and adult vaccinations are an important part of maintaining your health because they prevent other illnesses. Talk with your family physician about what...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-Vaccine-Myths.pdf

CURRENT BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARTNER REPORT

...Partner report CURRENT BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARTNER REPORT Instructions Please circle the number next to each item that best describes your partner’s behaviour DURING THE PAST 6 MONTHS Items: Never or Rarely Sometimes Often Very Often 1. Fails to give...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-partner-scale.pdf

Developmental and intellectual disabilities

...Updated August 2, 2018 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit People with Disabilities (Developmental and Intellectual) IGNITE Presentation by William Schwab, MD Module by Sarah Davis, JD, MPA, Jennifer Edgoose, MD, MPH, Ronya Green, MD...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-vuln-pop-disabilities.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS Subcommittee on Management of Acute Otitis Media CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media ABSTRACT. This evidence-based clinical practice guideline provides...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/final_aom.pdf

Diagnosis of ADHD in Adults

...1help4adhd.org ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity that interferes with daily functioning or life’s achievements. ADHD begins in childhood and often continues through adolescence and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-patient-diagnosis.pdf

Drug Interactions With Tobacco Smoke

...drug interactions with tobacco smoke Drug/Class Mechanism of Interaction and Effects Pharmacokinetic Interactions Alprazolam (Xanax) • Conflicting data on significance, but possible â plasma concentrations (up to 50%); â half-life (35%). Bendamustine (Treanda) • Metabolized...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/drug-interactions.pdf

DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for ADHD

...DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for ADHD Symptoms and/or behaviors that have persisted ≥ 6 months in ≥ 2 settings (e.g., school, home, church). Symptoms have negatively impacted academic, social, and/or occupational functioning. In patients aged < 17 years, ≥ 6 symptoms are necessary; in...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-table1.pdf

Ebola Frequently Asked Questions: Answers for Family Medicine Practices

Ebola Virus, FAQ

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/Ebola/Ebola%20FAQ.pdf

ehr-tobacco-cessation.pdf

...The U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, calls for system- level tobacco intervention efforts. Electronic health records (EHRs) allow for integration of this guideline into the practice workflow, facilitating system-level changes...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/ehr-tobacco-cessation.pdf

Electronic Cigarettes: What You Need to Know

...What are electronic cigarettes? Electronic cigarettes (also called e-cigarettes or e-cigs) are battery-powered devices. They use cartridges filled with a liquid that contains nicotine, flavoring, and other chemicals. This liquid is heated by the e-cigarette. It turns into a vapor that...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/e-cig-handout.pdf

Electronic Cigarettes: What You Need to Know (Spanish)

...¿Qué son los cigarrillos electrónicos? Los cigarrillos electrónicos (también conocidos como e-cigarettes o e-cigs) son aparatos que funcionan con baterías. Estos usan cartuchos llenos con un líquido que contiene nicotina, saborizante y otros químicos. El cigarrillo electrónico calienta...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/e-cig-handout-spanish.pdf

Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccinations:

...Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccinations: Sample Patient Education Messages Copy you can easily customize and use in your patient portal messages, newsletters or emails. Your health is our priority and we strongly recommend that you get the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s another way to protect you and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-Vaccine-Patient-Sample-Messages.pdf

ENDS Fact Sheet

...Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) What physicians should know about ENDS • Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), also called electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaping devices, or vape pens, are battery-powered devices used to smoke or vape a flavored...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/ends-fact-sheet.pdf

Evaluate Patient Flow -- Print

...Take a moment to examine how patients flow through your office. This will help you and your practice team identify opportunities for addressing your patients’ SDOH. Create a simple document that shows how patients advance through your system, from the time they enter until...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/patient-workflow-print.pdf

Fact Sheet on Teen Vaccination

...This program was provided through the AAFP Foundation with support from Sanofi Pasteur. © 2019 American Academy of Family Physician Updated 05/19 *MenACWY = Quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine that helps protect against invasive disease caused by serogroups A, C, W, and Y; the CDC...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-facts-vaccination.pdf

Family Questionnaire NCCC-AA.doc

...Family Questionnaire We are trying to improve the care of older adults. Some older adults develop problems with memory or the ability to think clearly. When this occurs, it may not come to the attention of the physician. Family members or friends of an older person may be aware of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/family-questionnaire.pdf

FDA Approved Non-Stimulant Medications for Adult ADHD

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C, Nichols S; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 FDA Approved Non-Stimulant Medications for Adult ADHD Non-Stimulant Medications...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-management-table3.pdf

FDA Approved Stimulant Medications for Adult ADHD

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C, Nichols S; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 FDA Approved Stimulant Medications for Adult ADHD Stimulant Medications:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-management-table2.pdf

FDA-Approved Smoking Cessation Medications

...TABLE 3 FDA-Approved Smoking Cessation Medications 1st line Medications for Tobacco Cessation Treatment* Drug (Available Doses) How Sold (U.S.) Dosing Instructions† Administration Common Side Effects Advantages Disadvantages Nicotine patch 21 mg 14 mg 7 mg OTC or Rx...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/fda-approved-smoking-cessation-medications.pdf

Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of select musculoskeletal and medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the medical care of female athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care and should not be interpreted as such. This document is only a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMfemaleathlete.pdf

First Aid and Car Checklist

...preparedness checklists Make a first-aid kit for your home and for each of your automobiles. One first-aid kit should be part of a basic survival kit. HOP18060955 First-aid kit checklist Kit last updated ______________________ Basic kits should include the following supplies:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/personal-prep/fist-aid-car-checklist.pdf

Flu Reminder Postcard

...Fall is almost here… and so is flu season. Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS We are sending a reminder to all parents of our teenage patients that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that teens get the flu vaccine every year. Please contact our...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-flu-reminder.pdf

From Heartbreak to Hero Testimonial Letter

...From Heartbreak to Hero After Becky’s death, my wife Dee Dee and I have made it our mission, in honor of our daughter, to educate other parents, teens, physicians, nurses, teachers, and policymakers about the importance of vaccination. This has been my mission and my cause for over...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-heartbreak.pdf

Geriatric Depression Scale

...Geriatric Depression Scale Name: Date: Instructions: Please circle the best answer for how you felt over the past week. Question Answer 1 Are you basically satisfied with your life? Yes No 2 Have you dropped many of your activities and interests? Yes No 3 Do you...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/gds.pdf

Guía Para Dejar de Fumar

...(800) QUIT NOW guía Para dejar DE FUMAR (800) QUIT NOW ¡Felicitaciones por su decisión de dejar de fumar! Dejar de fumar es una excelente manera de mejorar su salud y la salud de las personas a su alrededor. Decidir dejar de fumar es el primer paso hacia ser un no fumador. La...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/stop-smoking-spanish.pdf

Guide to social needs screening

...The EveryONE ProjectTM Advancing health equity in every community introduction Non-medical social needs, or social determinants of health (SDOH), have a large influence on an individual’s health outcomes. For the medical community to have a significant and lasting impact on the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/hops19-physician-guide-sdoh.pdf

Guidebook to Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...STARFIELD II HEALTH EQUITY SUMMIT PRIMARY CARE’S ROLE IN ACHIEVING HEALTH EQUITY A guidebook to the HEALTH EQUITY CURRICULAR TOOLKIT Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. Martin Luther King Jr. Chicago, 1966 Each...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-he-guidebook.pdf

Health Equity Issue Briefs: Health in All Policies

...Key Messages • The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) supports Health in All Policies as a strategy to improve population health and advance health equity. • Government policies affect health. As such, policymakers should consider their health implications. •...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-brief.pdf

HISTORY FORM - ENGLISH

...GENERAL QUESTIONS (Explain Yes answers at the end of this form. Circle questions if you don’t know the answer.) Yes No 1. Do you have any concerns that you would like to discuss with your provider? 2. Has a provider ever denied or restricted your participation in sports for any...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-history-form-english.pdf

HISTORY FORM - SPANISH

...■ EVALUACIÓN FÍSICA PREVIA A LA PARTICIPACIÓN FORMULARIO DE HISTORIAL CLÍNICO Nota: Complete y firme este formulario (con la supervisión de sus padres si es menor de 18 años) antes de acudir a su cita. Nombre: ________________________________________________________ Fecha de...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-history-form-spanish.pdf

How Social and Environmental Determinants Can Be Used to Pay Differently for Health Care

...Updated 07/31/18 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit How Social and Environmental Determinants Can Be Used to Pay Differently for Health Care IGNITE presentation by Robert Phillips, MD, MSPH ACA Opened the Door for Payment Reform and Practice...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-social.pdf

How to Develop a Quit Plan

...HOP21030130 how to develop a quit plan Tobacco/Vape Cessation SET A QUIT DATE Help the patient set a quit date. Remind them that sometimes they might relapse, which is completely normal, but then set another quit date. The next time might be the patient’s final quit date....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/how-to-develop-quit-plan.pdf

Identifying and Addressing Patients' Social and Economic Needs in the Context of ...

...Updated August 24, 2018 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Identifying and Addressing Patients' Social and Economic Needs in the Context of Clinical Care IGNITE presentation by Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH Module by Brigit Hatch, MD, MPH, and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-sdoh-identifying.pdf

Immigrant Populations in a Nation of Changing Policy

...Updated August 6, 2018 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Immigrant Populations in a Nation of Changing Policy IGNITE presentation by Michael Rodriguez, MD, MPH Module by Patrick Huffer, MD Appropriate Audience: All learners Related Modules:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-vuln-pop-immigrant.pdf

Immunization for Pregnant Women: A Call to Action

...MATERNAL IMMUNIZATION - TASK FORCE - Immunization for Pregnant Women: A Call to Action from the American Academy of Family Physicians; American College of Nurse-Midwives; American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; and Association of Women’s Health,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020_Maternal_%20Immunization_Call_to_%20Action.pdf

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