Living Tobacco Free
St. Tammany Hospital Foundation
Approved: November 2012
Grant Period: December 2012 – November 2014
The goals of the project are to increase the number of patients counseled for tobacco use while in the hospital and the number of patients who are offered and receive FDA approved tobacco cessation medications. It seeks to build capacity in clinical and ancillary staff to ensure that the Living Tobacco Free Program is successfully implemented and embed throughout the hospital culture to assure long-term sustainability.