Curricula

Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy and Beyond: A Virtual Clinic

This is an interactive Web-based program designed for health care professionals to hone their skills in assisting pregnant women to quit smoking. Up to 5.25 hours of continuing education credits can be earned by completing the practicum that was developed by the Interactive Media Laboratory, Dartmouth Medical School in collaboration with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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RX FOR CHANGE

Clinician Assisted Tobacco Cessation Curriculum
A comprehensive tobacco cessation education tool that provides not only clinicians and students, but also clinical staff, with the knowledge and skills necessary to offer comprehensive tobacco cessation counseling to patients who use tobacco. It covers information about the epidemiology of tobacco use, pharmacotherapy, and brief behavioral interventions.

The following versions are also available:

    • The 5 A’s
    • Ask-Advise-Refer
    • Psychiatry
    • Cancer Care Providers
    • Cardiology Providers
    • Mental Health Peer Counselors
    • Surgical Providers

For a comprehensive, 3-part training webinar on Rx for Change, see: Tobacco Cessation Education, A Training Program for Faculty. Originally created for faculty to add Rx for Change into their cirrculum, this webinar is useful and open to all audiences. Free CE credit is available.

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Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS)

Training programs listed on the ATTUD website

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Managing Nicotine Withdrawal

From the University of Kentucky, Managing Nicotine Withdrawal provides free CME, CPE credit for healthcare providers interested in improving their skills treating tobacco dependence. A general overview and your choice of 5 specialty-focused modules provide up to 2 hours of credit. Expert clinicians in cardiology, orthopedics/trauma, oncology, neurology, and surgery present evidence-based, practical information tailored for treating patients with these various medical concerns.

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Smoking Cessation Continuing Education Program

In an effort the increase awareness and referrals for smoking cessation among people with diabetes who smoke the Diabetes Educator Do you cAARd? Taskforce, the California Diabetes Program, the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, and the California Smoker's Helpline have developed an educational web-based program for health care providers nationally.

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Student Veterans and Tobacco Cessation

CYAN’s Military Program, Project UNIFORM, developed this webinar series, Opportunities to Provide Tobacco Cessation Services to Student Veterans. The series is designed for college health professionals interested in providing tobacco cessation services to Student Veterans.

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Tobacco Cessation Counseling: A Protocol for Pharmacists

American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists & the National Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation offers online tobacco cessation training for pharmacists and other clinicians. Access is not restricted and participants may earn free credits.

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