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CE Short Courses in Tobacco Treatment
Skills-based and clinically relevant CE courses for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other medical professionals in a unique blended format of self-paced online video modules and live, interactive virtual sessions.

Sept. 9-10, 2024

Mindfulness Training for Smokers *FACILITATOR TRAINING*

This NEW training course will provide the foundation you need to facilitate the Mindfulness Training for Smokers intervention in your own practice setting. Using experiential methods, you will gain insights into the principles of mindfulness and learn how to apply them effectively to manage the unique challenges that smokers face during their journey to quit.

12:00-5:00pm (two days)

9.25 CE hours

$300

Virtual

September 19, 2024

Tobacco Cessation Program Implementation

This interactive session will guide participants through the development of a tobacco cessation program in their setting. This will be presented alongside real-world examples from Duke Health. Through this course, participants will learn how to identify key steps in establishing a tobacco cessation service and common barriers and begin to develop a plan to create or enhance tobacco cessation services at participants’ sites of practice.

12:00-5:00pm ET

4.25 CE hours

$300

Virtual

Date TBD

Tobacco Treatment in Adolescent and Young Adult Populations

This course is designed for both healthcare and non-healthcare professionals who work with youth and young adults who would like a deeper and more practical understanding of the problem of tobacco use among young people, and opportunities to prevent and treat tobacco use and its sequelae. Grounded in a developmental framework, the course will explore the neurobiological and neurodevelopmental underpinnings of tobacco use and addiction among youth, the physiological and broader health impacts of use, the current prevalence of use and opportunities for community-based prevention, and essential clinical skills and resources involved in treating tobacco use disorders at the point of care, including behavioral and medication treatments.

11:00am-5:00pm ET

8.5 CE hours

$300

Virtual

Date TBD

Tobacco Dependence Pharmacotherapy

This training is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists who work with smoking cessation medications and would benefit from an understanding of the current research guiding smoking cessation pharmacotherapy, including approaches to varenicline use that maximize efficacy and minimize side effects; use of combination medication treatment and adaptive treatment; use of extended pre- and post-quit medications, and more.

12:00pm-5:00pm ET

8.0 CE hours

$300

Virtual

Date TBD

Intensive Behavioral Health Approaches to Tobacco Treatment

Through experiential training methods, participants will be able to demonstrate how to use a variety of behavioral interventions, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness approaches. Participants will also learn how implementing skills training and social support strategies into tobacco treatment can improve behavioral counseling outcomes.

11:00am-5:00pm ET

9.5 CE hours

$300

Virtual
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