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IHS Archive Webinars on Tobacco Use Prevention

Traditional TobaccoExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
November 29, 2017
Presenter: Terra Houska
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Examine the cultural and spiritual importance of traditional tobacco employed by the Lakota/Dakota.
  2. Differentiate between traditional tobacco and commercial tobacco health effects.
  3. Educate tribal communities on the harmful health effects of commercial tobacco use and assist with identifying resources for prevention and control.

It Sticks! Secondhand and Third hand SmokeExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
August 9, 2017
Presenter: Allie Moore, MA and Jovian Henio, CTI
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Examine the health consequences of commercial secondhand smoke on youth, elders, and community members.
  2. Implement strategies to reduce exposure to "sticky" commercial third hand smoke.
  3. Employ discussions that empower community members to create environmental policies to protect their health from secondhand smoke.

The Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarette Use among Youth and AdultsExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
June 8, 2017
Presenter: Brian King, PhD
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe patterns of e-cigarette use among U.S. youth and adults.
  2. Examine potential health risks and benefits of e-cigarettes at the individual and population levels.
  3. Implement national and sub-national public health interventions to reduce e-cigarette use among youth and adults.

An Integrated Qualitative and Quantitative Approach to Understanding Smoke-free Policy Issues in Navajo NationExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
October 12, 2016
Presenter: Patricia Nez Henderson, MD, MPH; Alfred Yazzie
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Distinguish the differences between ceremonial tobacco vs commercial tobacco and their relations to smoke-free policies on Tribal lands.
  2. List factors that impede and promote the passage of smoke-free policies on Tribal lands.

Addressing Tobacco Use in Behavioral HealthExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
June 28, 2016
Presenter: Douglas Tipperman, MSW
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Conceptualize the magnitude of tobacco use by persons with mental and/or substance use disorders.
  2. Breakdown the myths and barriers that have hindered reducing tobacco use in this population.
  3. Implement evidence-based best practices for reducing tobacco use in this population.

Emerging Trends: E-cigarettes, Hookah and BeyondExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
February 18, 2016
Presenter: Phillip Gardiner, DrPH
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the Chemical composition of E-Cigarette Liquids and Aerosols
  2. Recognize the Chemical Exposure resulting from Hookah use.
  3. Educate patients on the various new nicotine delivery devices and the co use with other substances (ex. Marijuana)

Positive Change Using MPOWER Strategies in Tribal Tobacco Programming: How We Did It and You Can Too!Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
October 21, 2015
Presenters: Deana Knauf, Stephanie Fluegeman, MPH; Shanna Hammond, BS
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the MPOWER Strategies for (commercial) tobacco control and recognize the benefits of implementing these strategies in their own tribal community.
  2. Describe how representative data can be used to mobilize community members, educate decision makers and advocates, and implement commercial tobacco policies, all leading to positive changes within their tribal population.
  3. Identify how the MPOWER strategies have been used in one local community to monitor commercial tobacco use and how these findings were used to promote healthy changes in the community.

American Indian/Alaska Native Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young AdultsExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
September 16, 2015
Presenter: Paul Mowery, MA
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Understand trends in cigarette smoking among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth and young adults compared with white youth and young adults
  2. identify key indicators helpful for tobacco interventions among youth and young adults in AI/AN communities.
  3. Recognize differences in AI/AN youth and young adult smoking prevalence across U.S regions.

Partnership to Address Commercial Tobacco Use in New MexicoExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
January 21, 2015
Presenters: Theresa Clay, MS; David Tompkins, BS; Esther Hoang, MPH
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. List one of the leading causes of preventable death in the U.S.
  2. Describe technical assistance and training services available from the Health Systems Change Training and Outreach Program.
  3. Recognize the importance of implementing a comprehensive tobacco control to reduce tobacco use.

Tobacco Prevention Strategies in Norton Sound RegionExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
August 20, 2014
Presenters: Kelley Keyes-Zwefiel, RD, CDE, LD; Megan Timm, BS
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. identify three tobacco intervention strategies
  2. plan a tobacco cessation class/curriculum
  3. recognize strengths and challenges within a tobacco cessation program