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Tobacco Cessation, Nutrition & Physical Activity Print
Saturday, October 22 2011 Hits : 1200

Nursewise: Tobacco Cessation, Nutrition and Physical Activity

Current recommendations and evidence-based techniques for every nurse.

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The conference WILL be held in San Antonio in November and in Houston in February; please refer to the event calendar.

Presented by the Nurse Oncology Education Program with special thanks to the YMCA of Austin.

This program made possible by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas grant #PP100233.

Nurses who attend will earn 4.25 contact hours through Texas Nurses Association/Foundation Provider Unit.

Texas Nurses Association/Foundation Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

After a recent Nursewise conference,

    • 96% of attendees reported they will utilize the 5A’s (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange) evidence-based method in providing tobacco cessation counseling;
    • 100% will educate patients about the risk of disease and premature death from tobacco use;
    • 96% will assess the diet, weight and physical activity routine of patients in their own care; and
  • 96% will suggest ways in which patients can incorporate nutrition and physical activity behavior.


Location: Austin