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Hoosier Uplands Hosting Cessation Training

In Local News on April 17, 2009 at 2:29 pm

On May 29, Hoosier Uplands will host a cessation systems training in the Lakeview Room at Spring Mill State Park  Inn in Mitchell.

This complimentary training scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be targeting physicians, nurses, medical assistants, mental health providers and all other healthcare professionals including administrative staff. It will be a good opportunity for those working in the health care field to increase their knowledge of cessation systems and tobacco treatment.

This training will provide intensive information about tobacco and ways that practitioners can intervene treatments. A breakout session is planned at the end of the training to focus information regarding substance abuse towards mental health providers.

Objectives include:

  • Review of clinical practice guidelines
  • Demonstrate successful cessation systems
  • Discuss how to assess your patients tobacco use
  • Discuss treatment options and motivations to quit
  • Discuss treatment referral opportunities

To register, please contact me at sjk19@hotmail.com for a registration form.

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