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AAP/AHA: Training for School Health Personnel on Youth Tobacco Cessation

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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AAP/AHA: Training for School Health Personnel on Youth Tobacco Cessation

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), with funding from the American Heart Association (AHA), is providing trainings for school health personnel on identifying youth tobacco use and supporting cessation. The trainings adapt the AAP “Ask – Counsel – Treat” cessation counseling model into an educational curriculum for school nurses and other school health personnel. Five 3-hour trainings will be held throughout the 2022-2023 school year. Each training will be led by a faculty panel of pediatricians, school nurses, and other school health personnel and will provide educational content on screening, counseling, and treatment for youth tobacco use and overcoming common barriers to addressing youth cessation in school-based health settings, uncertainty about how to manage a positive screen, or lack of resources/referral sources to provide ongoing support to youth.

We are currently recruiting for 2 fall trainings, on the dates below.  School health personnel are encouraged to register:

  • Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 5-8pm central – Register here
  • Monday, December 5, 2022, from 10am-1pm central – Register here

If these training times do not work for you and you would like to be added to the list to receive communication about the spring 2023 trainings, please complete this online form.  If you have questions about the training, please reach out to Carolyn McCarty at cmccarty@aap.org.

Details

Date:
December 5
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Virtual
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