Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes
$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Beginning
CEU Course Description
As tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, differential rates of smoking and use of other tobacco products is a significant contributor to health disparities among some of the most vulnerable people in our society. This CEU course examines the demographics of those who use nicotine products, why nicotine is more addictive and quitting is harder for some people and less so for others, and the treatments available for tobacco dependence.
Author: NIDA. (2018, January 5). Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Explain why it is important for cessation treatment to be as personalized as possible for someone trying to quit tobacco use.
2. Compare and contrast four behavioral treatments used for those trying to quit smoking.
3. Examine which three brain circuits are changed by repeated exposure of nicotine.
4. Identify which socioeconomic group has the highest prevalence of people who smoke.
5. Describe the influence nicotine has on the levels of monoamine oxidase and MAO binding sites in the brain.
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