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Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence - CE684
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
CE684 l 1.50 contact hrs
by Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to familiarize nurses and respiratory care practitioners with information about tobacco use and dependence. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe tobacco use in the U.S., including prevalence, death and disease rates
  • Explain how tobacco causes addiction
  • Describe the effects of tobacco use on body systems
  • Discuss the 10 key recommendations included in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Clinical Practice Guideline for Tobacco Use and Dependence
 

 
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/3/2016


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