Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102286
About the Course:
As tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, differential rates of smoking and use of other tobacco products is a significant contributor to health disparities among some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) created by Unattributed Staff Report of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2018.
Publication Date:January 2018
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for all behavioral health and medical professionals. The course is appropriate for all levels of clinicians and the content is at the beginner level.
Describe the prevalence and social cost of various forms of tobacco use to society, especially with regard to youth, smoking during pregnancy, and tobacco use among individuals having mental disorders.
Explain how tobacco delivers its effects and the resultant physical health consequences for various demographic/age groups.
Discuss current therapeutic efforts, including treatment approaches, preventive strategies, and medications used to support cessation efforts.
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