Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/100610
About the Course:
Course content includes two professional articles: 1) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence. Published in 2000 by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 2) Reducing Tobacco Use: A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General(Executive Summary)published in 2000.
In the first article, empirical evidence and expert clinical judgement are used to derive recommendations on treating tobacco use and dependence. Recommendations are tailored to individuals willing to quit, individuals unwilling to quit, and individuals who have recently quit. The second article covers an historical review, educational strategies, management of nicotine addiction, regulation efforts, economic approaches, and comprehensive prevention programs.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Reducing and Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence created by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about treating tobacco use and dependence. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.
be able to identify key findings regarding research related to tobacco use.
understand the types of therapies found to be especially effective for tobacco cessation.
better understand the strengths and limitations of various approaches to reducing tobacco use, including education, regulatory, economic, addiction management, and comprehensive programs.
Article: Reducing Tobacco Use: A Report of the Surgeon General - Executive Summary
Course material pages are 12 to 24 (PDF pages: 25 to 37).
Use this material to answer questions #9 through #16.
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