Self paced smoking cessation training now available.

Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy and Beyond: A Virtual Clinic 

“Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy and Beyond: A Virtual Clinic” is an updated online training, based on the “Virtual Practicum” model. The training is intended for health care professionals who will be assisting their female patients in quitting smoking, in particular, patients who are pregnant or in their child-bearing years. Health care professionals include physicians, physician assistants, nurse-midwives, registered nurses, licensed practical/vocational nurses, nurse practitioners, certified health educators, other health educators, pharmacists, health professional students, and other professionals that may interact with women of reproductive age. The Virtual Clinic, dealing with smoking cessation for pregnancy and beyond,

  • is available anytime, on most commonly available computer system, with an internet connection and the Flash plug-in.
  • applies sound pedagogy and learning theory to create a carefully-designed, well-produced, comprehensive program of instruction
  • provides case-based learning with simulated patients, allowing you to explore medical and psycho-social dimensions of smoking cessation counseling
  • features faculty members who are experts in their field
  • provide detailed and insightful case discussions, in context with each simulated patient encounter
  • offer “mini-lectures” on a variety of relevant smoking cessation topics
  • provides examples of “best practice” smoking cessation counseling
  • offers links to recommended Web sites for further information
  • allows you to “interview” real patients working with smoking cessation issues.


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