Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101302
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About the Course:
Cigarette smoking is risky. Yet, official epidemiological evidence indicates that less risky cigarettes would save lives and are desirable. They also are feasible, and during the ’70s the National Cancer Institute, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the cigarette industry cooperated in a program to develop less hazardous cigarettes.
Assorted governments in the U.S. have vastly expanded tobacco taxation but have also developed a greedy and major interest in a continuing and robust cigarette market. A de facto public partnership in the tobacco trade imposes ever more the moral obligation to reconsider the once tragically rejected opportunities of less hazardous cigarettes.
This course is based on the book, Virtually Safe Cigarettes: Reviving an Opportunity Once Tragically Rejected created by Gio Batta Gori
Course Material Author
This basic to intermediate course is recommended for health care professionals, addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the risks of cigarette smoking and the possibilities of developing less hazardous cigarettes. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe how cigarettes are made and work.
Explain the incentives for less hazardous cigarettes.
Explain the epidemiologic evidence for less hazardous cigarettes.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
4 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
4 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.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
4 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.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
4 CPD hours
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