3031: Tobacco Use Treatment in Nursing Curricula: What Faculty, Students, and Nurses Need to Know
Nursing instruction of effective, evidence-based tobacco treatment has been limited and inconsistent in nursing education programs. Brief overviews of problems related to tobacco use, effective medications, intervention strategies are provided. Strategies to remedy this deficit and research opportunities are presented.
Speaker: Carol Essenmacher, MSN, PMHCNS-BC
Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. List options for incorporating tobacco treatment programming into curricula.
2. Describe critical elements and implications of tobacco treatment contained in academic or clinical nursing education.
3. Describe evidence-based interventions aimed at the problems associated with tobacco dependence.
Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Friday, November 9th
Undergraduate Education Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: January 25, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: December 1, 2015