(interactive online training)
LGBTQ people use tobacco at nearly twice the rate of the general population. Health care professionals can learn tools to help ask, advise, and refer patients to cessation resources.
Health care professionals who enroll in this course will gain the knowledge and skills to address tobacco use with patients, including the specifics risks and consequences of tobacco use on the body, how to deliver a tobacco intervention in less than three minutes, effective communications techniques for addressing tobacco with patients, and how to make referrals to New Mexico Tobacco Cessation Services and other appropriate resources. This training is CME-Designated Activity (1.00 prescribed credits).