Tobacco Cessation: A look at the Influence of Tobacco on Chronic Diseases —
This free Webinar is presented by the Tobacco Free Nebraska program and the Office of Women’s and Men’s Health and has been approved for 1.5 Contact Hours for nurses by the Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education. The Creighton University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Valid for credit through 12/31/13.
Tobacco Use and Dependence: An Updated Review of Treatments
— A Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UW-CTRI) activity with the goal of helping health care providers identify effective interventions for tobacco use that can be offered during clinical/medical visits. Credit hours for physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists are available. (Free registration to the UW-CTRI Website is required.) Valid for credit through 1/25/16.
What to Tell Your Patients About Smoking
— A one-page factsheet that features smoking-attributable chronic disease information as well as “how to quit” information from the Clinical Practice Guidelines (published by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality). The fact sheet provides simple talking points and key information to help medical providers talk to their patients about quitting tobacco use.
The Five A's
— Quitting tobacco use is one of the most impactful health decisions a person can make. To help your patients make that decision, remember the "Five A's" when counseling.
Nebraska Tobacco Quitline Web banners for placement on Websites:
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence — This is the U.S. Public Health Service sponsored Clinical Practice Guideline. It implores health care providers to ask their patients two key questions: "Do you smoke?" and "Do you want to quit?" followed by using the recommendations outlined in the Guideline.
Rx for Change — This program - sponsored by the University of California, San Francisco - was designed to enhance the tobacco cessation education of health professionals. It is a comprehensive program for training students and licensed clinicians in virtually any health professional field.
Treatobacco.net — This Website is for those working on the treatment of tobacco dependence throughout the world. It presents authoritative, evidence-based information about the treatment of tobacco dependence. Sponsored by the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, in partnership with the International Union Against Cancer and the InterAmerican Heart Foundation.