Aug 4

Tobacco Intervention: BASIC Skills Training

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When:
March 15, 2017 all-day
2017-03-15T00:00:00-04:00
2017-03-16T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Hutchinson Center, University of Maine
Belfast
ME 04915
USA
Cost:
$50.00
Contact:
Pam Craig-Parker

Prerequisite: None
Target Audience: All healthcare, behavioral health and health education professionals

This one-day training assists healthcare professionals to implement effective, motivational strategies, gain confidence when working with patients/clients who use tobacco, understand nicotine addiction and integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice.

The curriculum includes:

  • The Burden of Tobacco Use
  • Tobacco Products & Vaping
  • Evidence-based Quit Methods
  • Motivational Engagement Strategies
  • Tobacco Treatment Medications
  • The 5 A’s Brief Intervention Model

Continuing Education Credits & Contact Hours (for nursing, dental, alcohol and drug, and physicians) will be available upon completion of an online evaluation.  Participants must attend the entire training to receive a certificate or credit.