2008 06: "Do Adolecent Smokers Want to Quit and How Can We Help?"
 Course ID: 1014688
 Format: Webcast (on demand) (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: 4
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): Certificate of Attendance
 Certificate: TRAIN Certificate of Attendance
Course Description:

Presented by Cathy L. Backinger, PhD, MPH

By the end of the presentation, the attendee will be able to:

OBJECTIVES:

1. Understand tobacco dependence

2. Recognize the importance of tobacco cessation interventions regarding adolescents

3. Identify the state-of-the-art tobacco cessation techniques and strategies across populations, with emphasis on the new US DHHS guidelines for treating nicotine dependence

Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Substance Abuse (Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs)
Health Care
Audience(s):
Physicians and Other Clinicians
Substance Abuse Professionals
General Public Health Staff
Public Health
Health Care
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Describes the characteristics of a population-based problem
       Uses variables that measure public health conditions
       Uses methods and instruments for collecting valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data
       Identifies sources of public health data and information
       Recognizes the integrity and comparability of data
       Adheres to ethical principles in the collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of data and information
       Describes the public health applications of quantitative and qualitative data
       Collects quantitative and qualitative community data
       Uses information technology to collect, store, and retrieve data
       Describes how data are used to address scientific, political, ethical, and social public health issues
Tier One
    Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
       Gathers input from the community to inform the development of public health policy and programs
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: WVU School of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Rachel Abraham
Phone: 304-293-0267
email: rabraham@hsc.wvu.edu
URL: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/som/cmed/ophp/index.asp
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User Reviews
 
(12 reviews)
3.2 out of 5 stars
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August 20, 2013
 
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August 07, 2013
 
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December 26, 2012
 
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April 10, 2012
Very good information but too many statistics at the beginning.
 
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March 06, 2012
 
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March 06, 2012
it shows how many teens smoke and that it is hard for many of them to quit.
 
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March 05, 2012
 
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February 28, 2012
 
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January 26, 2010
Was informative but kept loosing sound, had to go back and listen over again to regain sound. Good video over all, was informative and speaker was clear and informative as well.
 
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December 25, 2009
Not enough evidence was available on studies.
 
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October 01, 2009
this was a good class
 
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December 18, 2008
Would have helped to have view of ppt.&/or handout to follow along with speaker references. Overall video quality fair with frequent interruptions and loss of sound. My computer? Tried different programs with no change in quality. (i.e. Microsoft media player, Quicktime, real player, etc.).
 
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