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Information and resources to assist providers and educators in their tobacco cessation efforts. Resources include:
Healthcare Provider Tobacco Cessation Training
Register NOW for the National Prevention Council's FREE webinar, Increasing Tobacco-free Environments across the Federal Government This event is free and open to Federal employees and their contractors.
Please share this invitation to your department colleagues, including interested leadership and worksite wellness coordinators.
DATE | Wednesday, October 22, 2014 TIME | 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EDT
The U.S. Surgeon General invites you to join him on this webinar about increasing tobacco-free environments across the federal government. Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States. Tobacco-free campus policies protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke and encourage employees to improve their health by quitting the use of tobacco products. This webinar supports the National Prevention Council commitment to increasing tobacco-free environments. This webinar will provide information about:
The evidence base for and impact of implementing tobacco-free policies
The differences between smoke-free and tobacco-free policies
Information about existing smoke-free/tobacco-free policies that govern Federal spaces
Examples of how policies have been adopted and implemented in federal departments and agencies
A roadmap to adopting and implementing a tobacco-free or smoke-free policy
PARTICIPANTS MAY INCLUDE: Federal Department and Agency Senior Leadership, Assistant Secretaries and Deputy Assistant Secretaries and their staff, Worksite Wellness Coordinators, National Prevention Council department representatives
Dartmouth Medical School Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy and Beyond
This program is intended for health care providers who will be assisting their female patients in quitting smoking, in particular, patients who are pregnant or in their child-bearing years.
Health and Human Services- Helping Smokers Quit /A Guide for Clinicians
Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline for clinicians to implement a system to ensure that tobacco-use status is obtained and recorded at every patient visit. Even brief tobacco dependence treatment is effective and should be offered to every patient who uses tobacco. ASK - ADVISE - ASSESS - ASSIST - ARRANGE
Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training
Learn basic skills for working with smokers through a self-paced online program while earning Continuation Educational Credits (CEU’s) and/or attend a 4-day Core Certification Training Program in Worcester,Massachusetts. Both programs are offered through the University of Massachusetts Medical School . For additional details about the programs please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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