Terra Houska, Tobacco Health Educator at Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board presents the next National Native Network Technical Assistance Webinar on November 15, 2017

NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – Traditional Tobacco

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.

Title:  Traditional Tobacco

Date:  Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Time: 3 – 4 PM, EST

Register:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4864455331429576195

 

Presenter:

Terra Houska, Tobacco Health Educator, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
1.  Examine the cultural and spiritual importance of traditional tobacco employed by the Lakota/Dakota.

2.  Differentiate between traditional tobacco and commercial tobacco health effects.

3.  Educate tribal communities on the harmful health effects of commercial tobacco use and assist with identifying resources for prevention and control.

Target Audience:  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.

Continuing Education:

To obtain a certificate of continuing education, you must be registered for the course, participate in the webinar in its entirety and submit a completed post-webinar survey.  The post-webinar survey will be emailed to you after the completion of the course.  Certificates will be mailed to participants within four weeks by the Indian Health Service (IHS) Clinical Support Center.

Accreditation:

The Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is designated 1.0 contact hour for each hour of participation.

Faculty Disclosure Statement:  As a provider accredited by ACCME, ANCC, and ACPE, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities.  Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.  Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place.  Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.  All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any significant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose.

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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