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Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes

Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes

Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes

Industry Specialist
Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

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Launch date: 10 Jul 2018
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Last updated: 16 May 2019

Reference: 190805

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Mr ABDIRASHID ABEY ADAN RN (7 Sep 2018)
Smoking is harmful and injurious to one's health, its not too late to stop or helping others to stop.
Mr JOHN MAGANA BSc (5 Sep 2018)
Continued smoking is very harmful to one's health.. It doesn't make you cool at all
EZEKIEL KEMEI BSc (31 Jan 2019)
Very educative

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Description

As tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, differential rates of smoking and use of other tobacco products is a significant contributor to health disparities among some of the most vulnerable people in our society. This CEU course examines the demographics of those who use nicotine products, why nicotine is more addictive and quitting is harder for some people and less so for others, and the treatments available for tobacco dependence.

Objectives

Explain why it is important for cessation treatment to be as personalized as possible for someone trying to quit tobacco use.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to explain why it is important for cessation treatment to be as personalized as possible for someone trying to quit tobacco use.
Compare and contrast four behavioral treatments used for those trying to quit smoking.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to compare and contrast four behavioral treatments used for those trying to quit smoking.
Examine which three brain circuits are changed by repeated exposure of nicotine.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to examine which three brain circuits are changed by repeated exposure of nicotine.
Identify which socioeconomic group has the highest prevalence of people who smoke.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to identify which socioeconomic group has the highest prevalence of people who smoke.
Describe the influence nicotine has on the levels of monoamine oxidase and MAO binding sites in the brain.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe the influence nicotine has on the levels of monoamine oxidase and MAO binding sites in the brain.
Industry Specialist

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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

Quantum Units Education began in 2005 with a vision: to be a company with a conscience. Quantum Units Education is not your ordinary CE provider. What this means is simple: we strive to give back. We are grateful for the opportunity we have been given to help others. We want to pay it forward in caring for the environment and our community - which includes each and every customer that crosses our path. We are all in relationship with each other and with our planet. Let us think bigger, take action that creates lasting change, be innovative with our use of green technologies, engage with like-minded partners and move responsibly in our global community.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 2.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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User Reviews (11)

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Mr ABDIRASHID ABEY ADAN RN (7 Sep 2018)
Smoking is harmful and injurious to one's health, its not too late to stop or helping others to stop.
Mr JOHN MAGANA BSc (5 Sep 2018)
Continued smoking is very harmful to one's health.. It doesn't make you cool at all
EZEKIEL KEMEI BSc (31 Jan 2019)
Very educative
Mr ONESMUS OTEKI RN. (27 Jan 2019)
Good informative knowledge.
SAMUEL NYAKANGO BSc (26 Oct 2018)
I found this course valuable. I have gained very valuable knowledge about the health consequences of ciigarette smoking and tobacco use.
Ms LINDA PAULINE KRCHN (24 Sep 2018)
educative
Mr GILBERT MBOGA KRCHN (23 Oct 2018)
Continued smoking makes one's health to worsen and does not had any flavour to the body.so health workers is your duty to advise smokers accordingly.
Mr MARTIN MWANGI BSc (21 Jan 2019)
educative content
Mr STANLEY CHARAGUH RN (12 Jan 2019)
abit challenging but its worth the challenge
Mr KRAFT OWAKA KRCHN (11 Feb 2019)
educative and well presented
MICHAEL RUITURURI BSc (10 Sep 2018)
Very educative and informative notes. This information needs to be trickled down to the ground

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