Hilary Baca of National Jewish Health offers updates on the American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program on June 27. For free culturally appropriate commercial tobacco cessation coaching, call 1-855-372-0037

National Native Network Webinar: AICTP Updates

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.

Title:  American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program Updates

Date:  Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT

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Presenter: 

Hilary Baca, Client Relationship Manager, Health Initiatives, National Jewish Health

For free culturally appropriate commercial tobacco cessation coaching, call 1-855-372-0037

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
1.  Identify the key elements of the AICTP as a means to meet the needs of the population and improve engagement of evidence-based cessation strategies.

2.  Collaborate with state and tribal partners of the AICTP to lessen the impact of commercial tobacco on the American Indian population.

3.  Appropriately refer patients with tobacco dependence to state and tribal smoking cessation programs provided by the AICTP.

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2031635086453490691

Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP13-1314 Consortium of National Networks to Impact Populations Experiencing Tobacco-Related and Cancer Health Disparities.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

No commercial interest support was used to fund this activity.

Space is limited.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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