The Nicotine Dependence Center Education Program brings clinical and research experience to education programs that are geared toward the practicing health care provider. Programs are offered in your community.
Design a course that's right for you!
The Education Program Coordinator will work with you to design a course to meet the needs of your organization or community ranging from a full Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification to a customized course created from a variety of core topics.
As an optional service following a customized workshop, NDC counselors are available to work with you and your organization to assist you in developing a new, or improving your current programs.
We will provide an individual facilitator or team of professionals to lead your workshop. Instructors will use presentations and interactive learning techniques that engage learners and meet the needs of participants with different learning styles.
CORE TOPICS AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Presenters cover key information and skill-building activities.
Overview of Tobacco Use and Dependence
The overview includes information on health and treatment implications
Optimal use of pharmacologic agents for the treatment of tobacco use and dependence.
Tobacco Dependence Intervention
Four key components to an effective tobacco dependence intervention
Motivational Interviewing (MI) to Facilitate Behavior Change
Key MI concepts which are integrated into a comprehensive approach to brief behavior change counseling. Basic to advanced courses are offered.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND COST
For more information please contact the Nicotine Education Program workshop coordinator at 507-266-1093 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org