This inservice discusses the negative effects of smoking on the body - from mild side-effects to smoking-related diseases. It includes the hazards of secondhand smoke, why it's so difficult to stop smoking, various methods for stopping, benefits of quitting the habit, tips to help your clients, and much more.
Name and discuss at least three negative effects of smoking.
List at least six withdrawal symptoms of smoking.
Describe at least three methods to quit smoking.
List and discuss at least four benefits to quitting smoking.
Describe at least three ways you can help your clients deal with the effects of smoking.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.