We are thrilled to begin implementation of this new course. Helping people to stop smoking has tremendous value to our society.
Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014
CE-Classes.com has announced the addition of a new online course – Tobacco Free: A Toolkit for Healthcare Providers. This course on treating tobacco addiction is designed for healthcare providers who do clinical work - substance abuse counselors, social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurses, etc.
"We are thrilled to begin implementation of this new course” said Ron Black, president and of CE-Classes.com. “Helping people to stop smoking has tremendous value to our society.”
Appropriate for all levels of healthcare practitioners, the course will review what is known about smoking – the negative effects of tobacco and how to assist in ending tobacco use. Primary care as well as other healthcare settings can have a significant impact on helping individuals to avoid chronic illness with increased attention to tobacco cessation. As high as 62% of individuals who try to quit alone relapse within two weeks. Clinical health care providers can help patients quit.
This course is designed as a toolkit that allows providers access to information and instructions about education regarding tobacco use, skills for engaging individuals in tobacco cessation discussions, efficient methods for assessing patient’s readiness to quit and information and research and treatments.
Tobacco Free: A Toolkit for Healthcare Providers is based upon material published by the University of Colorado Anshutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program. Any level healthcare provider that wishes develop an understanding of substance abuse treatment or licensed clinicians who require continuing education courses for license renewal are welcome to register here.
CE-Classes.com is committed to helping individuals earn continuing education credits in the most efficient, easiest and most cost-effective way possible. For over 15 years, CE-Classes has provided online courses, live seminars and webinars that are approved for various health care professionals for continuing education credits by a number of state and national boards and also serves a wide range of licensed professionals such as mental health counselors, therapists, psychologists, nurses and social workers. Individuals are given the option to choose between purchasing one or two courses or the Unlimited Online Courses Package for a year.
CE-Classes.com possesses multiple approvals such as American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NADACC). The courses offered are accepted nationwide.