Nursing Tobacco Interventions Activity: What Will I Learn?
- How to screen for tobacco use and assess level of tobacco dependence and other information needed to counsel a patient who uses tobacco
- How to perform brief, motivational interventions for patients who are not interested in quitting tobacco
- How to perform brief, supportive interventions for patients who are interested in quitting tobacco
- How to select and recommend or prescribe pharmacotherapy to support a patient in quitting tobacco
- How to follow-up appropriately with patients who have had brief interventions for tobacco use or who have quit tobacco
You will have opportunity to practice these skills via interactive mini-case scenarios
You will have opportunity to take an optional, non-credit module on how to obtain Reimbursement for tobacco interventions.
- Nursing Tobacco Interventions -- Part I: Screening and Brief Motivational Interventions
- Nursing Tobacco Interventions -- Part II: Counseling Tobacco Quitters, Pharmacotherapy, Followup and Practicing Clinical Skills
- Nurses and Tobacco Interventions -- Reimbursement (Non-Credit, Optional): How to Get Reimbursed for Providing Tobacco Interventions
An Opportunity to Practice Skills Learned: Part II includes a unique, interactive case format that gives a chance to practice skills and clinical decision making
Continuing Education Hours: 3 hours of DCBN credit for completing the training
Pricing: Currently available at no cost in exchange for answering a feedback survey after activity completion
Ashley Mason: Meet Ms. Mason who smokes a pack of cigarettes a day but is not interested in quitting.
Do you know how to help motivate her to think about quitting? What would you do to support her if she did decide to quit?
Clarence Williams: Meet Mr. Williams who is in the hospital for a condition not related to smoking, but he smokes a pack and a half a day and has for many years.
Is it worth trying to get him to quit? Is this a good time? Where do you start?
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