Treating Tobacco Dependence and Facilitating Health Systems Change

Treating Tobacco Dependence and Facilitating Health Systems Change 

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This online module discusses tobacco use as a chronic disease, and explores the health systems changes that the public health workforce can influence in order to improve tobacco control outcomes.  This online course is available free of charge and can be accessed at any time.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe why tobacco use is a chronic disease.
  2. Understand evidence-based practices, strategies, and interventions for tobacco cessation.
  3. Explain what “health systems” means and why they are important for tobacco control.
  4. Understand public health’s role in facilitating tobacco use health systems change.

This learning module is part of "Foundations And Strategies of Tobacco Control” and is funded by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment State Tobacco Education & Prevention Partnership. This online course is available free of charge and can be accessed at any time.

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