Tobacco cessation counseling in physical therapy practice: Addressing health disparities in people with disabilities
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Identify health disparities related to tobacco use among people with disabilities. Discuss the impact of smoking on rehabilitation outcomes and incidence of secondary conditions in people with disabilities. 3. Apply US Department of Health and Human Services Guidelines for Tobacco Cessation Counseling in clinical practice through tailored communication for people with disabilities. Assess potential barriers and facilitators towards tobacco cessation counseling as a component of physical therapy practice and health care services geared towards meeting the specific needs for people with disabilities.
Keyword(s): Smoking Cessation, Disability
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the author of the abstract - presentation will be based on my own research in working towards my dissertation for completion of a PhD in Public Health at West Virginia University.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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