CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CE Course Description
Tobacco use continues to kill more individuals than any other preventable cause. The purpose of this brief, intermediate level continuing education course is to provide an overview of the current dangers of smoking and to outline strategies that will combat tobacco industry marketing and other influences that contribute to smoking. The course, developed using information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office on Smoking and Health, is intended to educate and motivate smokers and potential smokers in order to fight the smoking epidemic.
CE Course Objectives
1. Describe the characteristics of the current smoking epidemic in the U.S. including how the risks from smoking have become deadlier over time.
2. Outline the devastating effects smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke have on the human body.
3. Discuss ways to reduce smoking rates quickly and dramatically and benefits that would occur as a result.
4. Identify vulnerabilities young people face related to smoking and second-hand smoke.
5. Summarize work still to be done to achieve the goal of a society free from tobacco-related disease and death.
The Mindful team consists of numerous behavioral health professionals with a plethora of clinical experience as well as backgrounds in higher education, including teaching at the university level. Our three consulting psychologists review the appropriate course material, based on their experience and expertise that aligns with program content, to ensure that it enhances interdisciplinary understanding and is consistent with a systematic, research-based approach to promoting continued education and for synthesizing new knowledge into the clinician’s professional environment.
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