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Tobacco Addiction: Research Report

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About the Course:

Many recent research accomplishments are affording unique opportunities to discover, develop, and disseminate new treatments for tobacco addiction. This course is intended to review the latest scientific findings on tobacco addiction, including the harmful effects of tobacco use and best practices for preventing and treating tobacco addiction. Sources of additional information regarding tobacco addiction are also included.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Tobacco Addiction: Research Report created by NIDA Staff

Journal/Publisher:

NIDA

Publication Date:

July 2006

Course Material Author

NIDA Staff

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about tobacco addiction, including information regarding health effects of tobacco and treatment options for addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the extent and impact of tobacco use, as well as the ways in which tobacco delivers its effects.

  2. Describe the addictive nature of nicotine and other chemicals found in tobacco.

  3. Explain the medical consequences of tobacco use and abuse, including potential consequences during pregnancy.

  4. Assess information presented on gender differences in tobacco smoking.

  5. Become familiar with treatment options for tobacco addiction.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

2 CE credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

2 CE credit hours

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

2 CPD hours

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

1 CE credit hour

CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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Course Number 101019
  • 2 credit hours
  • NBCC: 1 ce credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.46 out of 5
379 members have taken this course

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