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Webinar: Tobacco Regulation in the US: ANA’s Policy Work and FDA’s Authorities

Please join the American Nurses Association and the US Food and Drug Administration for a complimentary webinar. November 17, 2016 at 12 noon EST . . . About 7% of US RNs and approximately 17% of adult Americans still smoke cigarettes (Sarna et al, 2014
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 28, 2016 19:16
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Radon, Secondhand Smoke, and Children in the Home: Creating a Teachable Moment for Lung Cancer Prevention

There is a critical need to raise parental awareness on child health inequities related to the home exposure to radon and SHS. Public health nurses can create TMs for lung cancer prevention through greater awareness of the risks posed by radon and SHS al
Public Health Nursing
added Aug 31, 2016 14:31
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Are Nurses and Auxiliary Healthcare Workers Equally Effective in Delivering Smoking Cessation Support in Primary Care? [FREE FULL TEXT]

HCAs appear equally effective as nurses in supporting smoking cessation, although they do this with greater patient contact... Expanding the auxiliary healthcare worker role to include smoking cessation support could increase role satisfaction and reduce
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 9, 2016 14:13
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Nurses call for urgent tobacco plain packaging laws in NZ after Australia wins legal battle

Smokers hooked in by tobacco marketing are predominantly young, Māori and female, the Nurses Organisation says. Nurses are calling on the Government to immediately introduce plain packaging for tobacco, following a landmark court decision in Australia.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 19, 2015 01:46
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[UK] ARNOTT: Every nurse can help to stub out smoking

Every healthcare professional who comes into contact with a smoker can make a difference by encouraging them to quit. It might feel like this is a waste of time or isn’t a priority, but we know these conversations make a difference. If we all play our pa
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 13:47
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[Asia] Study: Nurses can play pivotal role in helping reduce smoking rates in China

found that nurses can play a pivotal role in helping smokers to quit. But in order to do so, they need knowledge and skills. "Being smoke-free puts nurses in a stronger position to engage in smoking cessation interventions with patients than their physic
News-Medical.net
added Oct 12, 2015 21:39
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[UK] Worst local areas for teenage smokers revealed by new data

Smoking among 15-year-olds is worst in Brighton and Hove, Richmond upon Thames, Torbay, Blackpool and East Sussex compared with the rest of England, according to new official data. The new What About Youth? Survey 2014 - which for the first time has rev
Nursing Times
added Aug 7, 2015 09:31
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[Spain] Healthcare students often uninformed about smoking dangers, cessation

Nursing and physiotherapy students may be smoking less than they were a decade ago, but they also know less about the health consequences of tobacco and how to help patients quit the habit, a new study from Spain suggests.
Reuters
added Jul 3, 2015 14:51
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[UK] VIDEO: Matron: 'Mental health nurses buy patients cigarettes'

Mary Yates, matron of London's Maudsley Hospital - who has worked in mental-health care for more than 25 years - said nurses buy cigarettes for patients: "It's been commonplace for smoking to be facilitated, for nurses to purchase cigarettes for patients
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:12
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CURRENT SURVEY: A recent study found that although fewer healthcare workers smoke compared with the general population, 8.34% still light up. If you had colleagues who smoked, what would you do?

Privately recommend smoking cessation / Publicly nag them / Nothing
MedPage Today
added Jan 11, 2014 13:02
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