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Training information and resources to assist providers and educators in their tobacco cessation efforts.
Healthcare Provider Tobacco Cessation Training
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.
AHRQ Helping Smokers Quit/ A Guide for Clinicians
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 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 For more information on prescribing, precautions, and side effects, go to the Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, www.ahrq.gov/path/tobacco.htm.
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 email@example.com.
Tobacco Cessation Webinars (in order by date)
On September 3 at 1:00pm Central time, the webinar Flavor Craze: Restricting Flavored Tobacco Products at the Point of Sale will occur. This program will give an overview of flavored tobacco products, why they matter in the “war in the store,” and policy solutions that can save lives. Register HERE
The Head Start National Center on Health is hosting a webinar on September 9 at 2:00pm Eastern time. The program, Tobacco Cessation in Head Start, will discuss the importance of eliminating child exposure to tobacco smoke and review existing Head Start initiatives designed to reduce familial tobacco use. To register, click HERE.
The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) is pleased to invite you to its next free webinar, “Integrating Medications into Smoking Cessation Treatment: The Basics”, on Tuesday, September 22 at 2:00pm EDT (90 minutes). The program will discuss smoking cessation medications, counseling patients, and medication combination therapy. REGISTER HERE: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/qitfme9mjx38&eom
CME/CEUs will be available for participants who join the LIVE session, on September 22, 2015. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email. Don’t need to claim CME/CEUs? SCLC issues free certificates of attendance for those who want contact hours only.
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