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Webinar: Amplifying Awareness and Disrupting Stigma: Strategies for Increasing Lung Cancer Screening Uptake

11.08.23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presenters: Staff Scientist Liz Scharnetzki, PhD and Physician Scientist Neil Korsen, MD, MSc of the MaineHealth Institute for Research and the Maine Lung Cancer Coalition 1.0 CHES Credit available for live webinar This webinar will cover the evidence supporting lung cancer screening with low dose CT scans and will describe the progress in implementation in Maine. The talk will also cover the stigma associated with smoking and lung cancer and describe the ways in which stigma negatively impacts outcomes across…

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Treating Tobacco Together: Essential Skills Training; In-Person with pre-work

11.16.23 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn – Auburn, (14 Great Falls Plaza
Auburn, ME 04210) United States
(14 Great Falls Plaza. Auburn, ME
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In this Essential Skills Training you will learn about tobacco prevalence, products and burden, e-cigarettes and vaping, motivational interviewing, how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice, tobacco treatment medications and relapse prevention and recovery. Participation in the Treating Tobacco Together: Essential Skills Training is a required component for the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice Training “Classic Pathway”. In-Person with pre-work: Participants must complete three online courses before the live in person training day that will take…

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Webinar: Co-Occurring Disorders: Considerations for the Treatment of Tobacco Use in Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders

11.29.23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Presenter: Edward J. Perka, Jr., CASAC, NCTTP, MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence 1.0 CHES Credit available for live webinar Tobacco Use Disorder treatment may be complicated in clients with Co-occurring Disorders. Tobacco use disorder is frequently seen alongside other concurrent substance use disorders and mental health disorders. Providers often struggle with questions such as “what constitutes a co-occurring disorder” and “which condition should be treated first” and “how do other substance use and mental health disorders affect tobacco treatment?”…

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