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Annual Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium's Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training

October 9 - 13, 2017

Description

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium's Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) training is held annually in the fall. A TTS is a professional who possesses the skills, knowledge and training to provide effective, evidence-based interventions for tobacco dependence. The TTS may have various professional affiliations and may work in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospitals, regional and Tribal/village health clinics, educational settings, social service agencies, nicotine dependence treatment programs, behavioral health settings, drug abuse treatment programs and community health centers/departments. The TTS may engage not only in providing treatment but also in educating others (health care professionals, administrators, scientists, tobacco users, non-tobacco users) about tobacco dependence treatments. One day of motivational interviewing techniques is included in the TTS training.

Cost: $650 early-bird registration fee Now - August 11, 2017

         $700 regular registration fee August 12 - September 25, 2017

Space is limited to 40 participants. 

Registration Fee: Early Bird Registration Fee $650 Until August 11; Regular Registration Fee $700 August 12-September 25

Event Sponsor: Organization

Who Should Attend: All RNs, Advance Practice RNs, LPNs, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Dental Health Aides, Community Health Aides, Behavioral Health Aides, Addiction Counselors, Tobacco Cessation Counselors, Clinical Support Staff, Administrators and Professional Services

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Location

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
4000 Ambassador Drive
Anchorage AK 99508

Phone: 907-729-2416
Fax: 907-729-2890

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Recommended Hotel

Springhill Suites on University Lake
4050 University Lake Drive
Anchorage AK 99508

Phone: 907-273-4248

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Hotel Discount Code: Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training

Contact Info

Shannon Haggitt
Tobacco Prevention Program
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
9077293958