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Tobacco cessation training in Latin America

By Cara Fogarty

Research from Global Bridges grantee Cristina Martinez, PhD, RN, BA concludes that online education may be an effective way to provide evidence-based tobacco cessation training in LAC countries.

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Website of tobacco cessation resources

By globalbridges

This website was developed for Project Quit Tobacco International, a 12 year NIH-funded tobacco cessation project which built capacity for cessation in India and Indonesia. The web site contains 15 educational modules for medical students, 14 videos modeling doctor patient communication skills for specific illnesses, a communications video for training practitioners to counsel patients; and detailed information on developing smoke free homes in communities. Materials are available in English, Bahasa, Malayalam and Kannada. There is also a link to QTI publications and many other resources for tobacco cessation.

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Learning from the Experts: A Course for Healthcare Professionals

By globalbridges

“Learning from the Experts: A Course for Healthcare Professionals” is an online resource administered by the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.This online training, accessible via the link http://hp.globaltobaccocontrol.org/online_training, is free and open to any healthcare professional who is interested in learning more about tobacco control. The course prepares participants to become an empowering voice and valuable resource in the fight against tobacco. Participants who complete the training will receive a certificate of completion from the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In addition, those who are eligible may apply to receive a maximum of 2.5 American Medical Association PRA Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. All materials can be accessed in eight languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese).

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