Basic Skills Trainings

Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice. It has been well established that brief interventions can significantly increase quit attempts and lead to long term tobacco abstinence. Past participants have reported that this training increased their knowledge and confidence regarding engaging with their patients or clients who use tobacco. The curriculum includes:

  • The Burden of Tobacco Use
  • Tobacco Products & Vaping
  • Evidence-based Quit Methods
  • Motivational Engagement Strategies
  • Tobacco Treatment Medications
  • The 5 A’s Brief Intervention Model

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training:

  • Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
  • Registration: $50 including continental breakfast and lunch

2018-2019 Basic Skills Training Opportunities:

  • August 1, 2018; Franklin Memorial Hospital, Farmington
  • September 25, 2018; Maine Veteran’s Home, Machias
  • October 18, 2018; Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor
  • November 16, 2018; Maple Hill Farms Inn & Conference Center, Hallowell
  • January 17, 2019; DoubleTree by Hilton, South Portland
  • February 6, 2019; Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn
  • March 21, 2019; Wormwood Conference Center, Sanford
  • May 16, 2019; Hampton Inn by Hilton, Presque Isle

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