Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Certification for Medical & Allied Professional

This accredited eight-hour continuing education/certification course emphasizes evidence-based brief interventions for the treatment of nicotine dependence. It provides Learners with the basis for understanding commercial tobacco dependence as a chronic condition. Pathophysiology of nicotine addiction, pharmacotherapy, practical counseling skills, and case vignettes are included within the applied curricula.

A Level One Basic course is a prerequisite to the Treatment Specialist course.

Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Certification for Native Communities

This accredited eight-hour continuing education/certification course teaches brief interventions with an emphasis on the use of commercial nicotine products used within Native American communities.  The course offers culturally responsive treatment strategies to intervene with Native peoples dependent on commercial nicotine products. Certification candidates receive adapted multimodal resources specific to Native American health.

A Level One Basic course is a prerequisite to the Treatment Specialist course.

Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Certification for Maternal & Child Health

This course was originally designed for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, & Children [WIC].  The accredited eight-hour continuing education/certification course teaches brief interventions with an emphasis on the use of nicotine products during pregnancy/postpartum. It covers the effects of environmental tobacco smoke on the well-being of children and families. Multimodal resources are tailored to meet the intervention strategies specific to women, children and families moving toward nicotine-free lifestyles.

A Level One Basic course is a prerequisite to the Treatment Specialist course.

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