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Webinar | Tobacco Use and Dependence: How Nurses Can Save Lives

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Want to know the real stats on tobacco dependence? Want to know specific clinical practice guidelines on the most effective types of treatment? Tune in and learn keys to success in helping your patients live longer and healthier lives.


This is a Gannett Education CE event. Participants who attend the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation survey will earn:
 

* Registered Nurses: 1.0 contact hour  

 

Speaker

Linda Sarna, RN, PhD, FAAN, AOCN

Dr. Linda Sarna, Professor and Lulu Wolf Hassenplug Endowed Chair at the UCLA School of Nursing and Chair of the UCLA Academic Senate, is internationally recognized for her work promoting nursing involvement in tobacco control. She is the co-editor of Advancing Nursing Science in Tobacco Control, 2009 volume of the Annual Review of Nursing Research. She was the Principal Investigator for the first ever national program to help nurses quit smoking and to promote the role of nurses in tobacco control. She was the lead investigator on an analysis of 27-year smoking trends of participants in the Nurses’ Health Study. She also led a team of investigators in the examination of national smoking trends among healthcare professions. Dr. Sarna’s translational research, including projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aim to increase nursing interventions with hospitalized patients who smoke, using web-based educational program and resources. She holds the honor of Visiting Professor, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui Province, China, the first nurse so appointed to this position. Dr. Sarna has received distinguished recognition for her scientific contributions from the Oncology Nursing Society as the 2008 Distinguished Research Professor. She has collaborated with national and international nursing organizations on policies related to nurses and tobacco control. She was a member of The Joint Commission Task Force which provided advice about testing improved interventions for helping smokers quit.


Stella Bialous, RN, MScN, DrPH, FAAN

Dr. Stella Aguinaga Bialous, President, Tobacco Policy International, is internationally recognized for her work promoting nursing involvement in tobacco control and research on tobacco control policy. She has published extensively in the field. She is the co-editor of Advancing Nursing Science in Tobacco Control, 2009 volume of the Annual Review of Nursing Research. She was a senior consultant on the Tobacco Free Nurses (TFN) initiative, funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the first ever national program to help nurses quit smoking and to promote the role of nurses in tobacco control. This program inaugurated the award winning TFN website. She collaborated with Dr. Linda Sarna on an analysis of 27-year smoking trends of participants in the Nurses’ Health Study. Additionally, Drs. Bialous and Sarna examined national smoking trends among health care professions from data from the 2003 and 2006/2007 Tobacco-Use Supplement Current Population surveys.  She is also a senior consultant on several of Dr. Sarna’s translational research, including projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to increase nursing interventions with hospitalized patients who smoke, using web-based educational program and resources. She is a co-investigator on best practices for capacity building of nurses internationally, with projects in China, the Czech Republic, and Poland. Additionally, she is a senior consultant for the World Health Organization Tobacco Free Initiative. Dr. Bialous received the 2012 Distinguished Merit Award from the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care for her contributions for the advancement of cancer nursing practice. She has collaborated with national and international nursing organizations on policies related to nurses and tobacco control.

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Audience and Requirements 

Audience

Registered Nurses

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.

Jurisdictional Requirements

Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodation; please contact the CE office at (800) 866-0919.

Grievance Procedure

Gannett Education is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. Gannett Education will comply with all responsibilities to be nondiscriminatory in activities, program content, and in treatment of participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, and members of the continuing education division.

While Gannett Education attempts to assure fair treatment of all participants, we recognize grievances that may require intervention. Grievances are handled in the following manner:

When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will instruct the staff to implement any necessary changes in the course. The complainant will receive a response from the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, or designated staff within 5 working days.

You may file a complaint by telephone or email.

Telephone #: 800.866.0919

Email: CE@GannettHG.com

 

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  2. Receive an email with a link to confirm your “seat” reservation. There are a limited number of seats for each webinar so please be sure to open the email, click the link, and reserve your seat.
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  6. If you are unable to attend the live session, please visit Nurse.com 2-3 days after the event to view the recording. You will still be able to earn CE credit after the live event.
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Webinars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion.

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

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Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete and successfully pass the course test online.  In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.

  

Accreditation:

Nurse.com educational events are provided by Gannett Education.

Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing (provider no. FBN 50-1489) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider no. CEP 13213).

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