Using a tiered-level model, our Continuing Education/Certification accredited courses teach the competencies necessary to deliver evidence-based brief and intensive interventions to point-of-care providers. Providers learn and practice methods and techniques to prevent and/or to treat the addiction to nicotine products.
The courses are designed using blended/hybrid technology-enabled instruction and on-site instruction to work with health providers and health influencers at all levels, to include but not limited to: Home Health Aides, Community Health Workers, Social Workers, Nurses, Doctors, Midwives, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, etc.
LEVEL ONE CERTIFICATION/CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
- Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Certification
- Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills INSTRUCTOR Certification (Prerequisite: Certification in one of the Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills courses)
LEVEL TWO CERTIFICATION/CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
- Treatment Specialist Certification for Nicotine Dependence – 2 Parts (Prerequisite: Certification in one of the Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills courses)
- Treatment Specialist ONLINE Certification
- In-person Treatment Specialist Practicum
- Treatment Specialist INSTRUCTOR Certification (Prerequisite: Treatment Specialist Certification)
LEVEL THREE FACILITATOR CERTIFICATION/CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE
- Instructional Specialist Certification (Prerequisite: Level 1 or Level 2 Instructor Certification)
LEVEL FOUR MASTER FACILITATOR COURSE
- Master Facilitator Instructors (Prerequisite: Certification in Basic Skills & Basic Skills Instructor and/or certification in Treatment Specialist & Treatment Specialist Instructor & Instructional Specialist. Experience in teaching more than 5 HealthCare Partnership courses. Evaluation results demonstrating high level of competency.)
A train-the-trainer approach enables successful Level One certification candidates to earn Instructor certification to teach the Nicotine Dependence Treatment Continuing Education programs within their organizations. This builds capacity and fosters system-based practices to address the Nation’s number ONE public health problem.