The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series: Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.
Title: Using Campaigns and Social Media to Address Commercial Tobacco Use
Date: July 10, 2019
Time: 3 – 4 P.M. EDT
Michelle Johns, MA, MPH
Public Health Educator
CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health,
Health Communications Branch
Alberta Becenti, MPH
Public Health Advisor
Indian Health Service
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify smoking prevention and cessation campaigns that can be adapted for AI/AN populations.
- Enlist available resources to increase awareness about the negative health effects of commercial tobacco use and expose to secondhand smoke.
- Educate patients/community on the Smokefree.TXT messaging program that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to quit.
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 DP18-1808: Networking2Save: CDC’s National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations. Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.