Requirements (Policy, Programs, Practices, Resources)



training), at least 4 encounters and encouragement to use Nicotine Replacement Therapy appropriately. Prepare policy recommendations as necessary.

E. Continually assess best practices in the area of Tobacco prevention.

E.1. AATURC reviews and recommends best practices to the PSHPC.

E1. Develop plans to assess prevention and early intervention strategies.



E.2. Develop and evaluate best prevention practices pilot programs.

ACRONYMS: AATURC = Alcohol Abuse/Tobacco Use Reduction Committee; AHCPR = Agency for Health Care Policy; ASD(HA) = assistant secretary of defense for health affairs; DoD = Department of Defense; NRT = nicotine-replacement therapy; O and M baseline POM = Operations and Management baseline program objective memorandum; PSHPC = Prevention Safety and Health Promotion Council; USD/P and R = under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness.

SOURCE: Adapted from http://www.tricare.mil/hpp/aaturc_actionplan_tobacco.html. Accessed November 11, 2008.

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