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WEBINAR: Help2Quit: A Training for OB-GYN Providers on Helping Pregnant and Postpartum Women Quit Smoking/Vaping

May 20, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am


  • Wanda M. Hembree MD, FACOG, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Liz Cohen, MSW, LCSW-Director Women’s Mental Health & Wellness Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine

The Help2Quit program, a project of the WV Perinatal Partnership aims to improve birth outcomes by reducing smoking before, during and after pregnancy. Webinar topics presented:

  • Evidence-based, best practice brief counseling intervention
  • Motivational interviewing techniques
  • Pharmacotherapy, including during pregnancy and lactation
  • Billing and reimbursement, including CPT codes, reimbursement rates and other FAQs
  • Information about the WV Tobacco Quitline and how to proactively refer to the service
  • How to access free tobacco cessation patient education materials
  • How to help those who are not ready to quit; harm reduction and the 5R’s
  • Integrating tobacco use screening and treatment into clinic work flow

 To participate go to this link to register:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Obstetric/GYN practices with at least one provider and two staff participating in the webinar are eligible to receive a $50 gift card to provide lunch, for their office. Contact Heather Hill at hhill@wvperinatal.org for more information.

**Continuing education credits available pending approval**



May 20, 2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am


Charleston, WV United States + Google Map