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Tobacco Use and Dependence - WEB172
Tobacco Use and Dependence
How Nurses Can Save Lives

WEB172 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Linda Sarna, RN, PhD, FAAN, AOCN and Stella Bialous, RN, MScN, DrPH, FAAN
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This course will be discontinued April 23, 2015. Please plan to complete the test by the end of April 22nd if you wish to earn contact hours for it.
The purpose of this presentation is to provide information to support nurses’ delivery of evidence-based interventions for tobacco dependence. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the morbidity and mortality of tobacco use
  • Describe the health benefits of quitting
  • Describe the role of nicotine addiction in difficulty quitting
  • Describe the use of pharmacotherapy and counseling for tobacco dependence treatment
  • Describe how the 5 As are used to deliver  an evidence-based intervention
  • Describe the resources for tobacco dependence treatment, including the use of quitlines
  • Describe barriers to nursing intervention
  • Describe the impact of nursing intervention for tobacco dependence on saving lives

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 4/23/2015

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