Treatment and Beyond

Course Description: This course presents information to help enhance health care providers' knowledge and understanding of tobacco prevention and control strategies, while increasing their capacity to provide tobacco cessation advice and counseling.

Total Course Time: Approximately 60 minutes

Module 1

Epidemiology of Tobacco Use

This video presents material on the epidemiology of tobacco use, including the relationship between tobacco products; users and involuntary users; tobacco product manufactures; and environmental factors.
Language
English
Length
12 minutes
Updated
May 2016
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Module 2

Nicotine Addiction and Withdrawal

This video presents information on the biological and psychological characteristics of tobacco dependence and nicotine addiction and withdrawal. It describes how nicotine enters the body, the biology of nicotine addiction, the dopamine reward pathway, the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, and the behavioral pattern of tobacco use.
Language
English
Length
8 minutes
Updated
May 2016
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Module 3

Harms of Tobacco Use and Benefits of Quitting

This video presents information on the adverse effects of tobacco use on health. You will identify the health effects of tobacco use, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory disease, as well as the health effects of exposure to secondhand smoke among nonsmokers, particularly children and the short- and long-term health benefits of quitting tobacco smoking.
Language
English
Length
8 minutes
Updated
May 2016
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Module 4

Global Tobacco Control Policies

This video presents information on global tobacco control policy, highlighting the programs and policies that have been proven to stop and reduce the spread of the tobacco epidemic. Specific strategies and examples relevant to health care providers are covered.
Language
English
Length
8 minutes
Updated
May 2016
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Module 5

Brief Tobacco Cessation Interventions

This video presents information on providing brief tobacco cessation interventions. The goal of this module is to illustrate how cessation counseling, and providing practical advice on effective strategies (that increase a patient’s odds of success), can help patients understand the risks of tobacco use and the benefits of quitting. The video will include interventions such as the 5As and other similar approaches to brief tobacco cessation counseling and how to help tobacco users who are not ready to quit.
Language
English
Length
9 minutes
Updated
May 2016
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Module 6

Tobacco Control Beyond the Exam Room

This video presents information relevant to physicians and other health care providers and highlights their influence as agents of change for promoting health and tobacco-free lifestyles.
Language
English
Length
8 minutes
Updated
May 2016
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