Understanding Tobacco and other Nicotine-containing Substances

The new addictions course available on-line at PAHA is “Understanding Tobacco and other Nicotine-containing Substances”. This is an 6-hour course that is available at our on-line training center anytime at http://substanceabusecounselortraining.com which covers the topic of Understanding Tobacco and other Nicotine-containing Substances with a specific substance abuse focus for Nurses, Counselors, and other Health Professionals.

Here are the topics covered in this course:

  1. Nicotine and Tobacco Epidemiology
  2. Morbidity and Mortality
  3. Effects on Women and Children
  4. Tobacco Assessment
  5. Criteria for Nicotine Dependence
  6. Nicotine Withdrawal
  7. Intervention
  8. Pharmacology for Tobacco Cessation
  9. Nicotine transdermal patch
  10. Nicotine gum & lozenges
  11. Nicotine nasal spray & vapor inhalers
  12. Sustained-release bupropion
  13. Varenicline
  14. Rimonabant and nicotine vaccine
  15. Recent FDA warnings on Varenicline (Chantix) and bupropion
  16. Integration of Tobacco Dependence Treatment in Mental Health Care Settings
  17. A Very Long History of Tobacco

To enroll in this course on-line please visit http://substanceabusecounselortraining.com. For more information about our face-to-face courses, please see our schedule at: http://addictionsprofessional.com/csac-certification/our-schedule

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