Health Care Provider Education and Training
Professional continuing education and training is offered by qualified staff and recognized experts in the field to health care providers and community partners on a variety of tobacco cessation related topics. Trainings are complimentary for providers who work in our 9-county service area.
- The effects of smoking
- The benefits of quitting
- Cessation pharmacotherapy
- Biology of addiction
- The Public Health Services major steps of intervention
- Motivational interviewing
- Referral options
- Dealing with relapse
To schedule a training session on any of the above topics, please contact LaToya S. Clark at (813) 974-3507.
Tobacco CME is an online continuing education program used for both health professions students and health care professionals. Completion of the modules will broaden a health care professional's understanding of tobacco-related issues and treatment modalities. These modules are provided free to health care providers. Registration is required in order to receive credit.
Click here for printable directions for providers and a description of the modules offered.
Additional Resources and Information
- Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: Clinical Practice Guideline
- Florida AHEC Tobacco Program Website
Sponsored by the University of South Florida AHEC and the State of Florida, Department of Health.