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Tobacco & Public Health: From Theory to Practice is an award-winning online course that offers a Canadian-focused overview on tobacco control research, policy, and practice. The course contains four modules – Prevention, Protection, Cessation and Evaluation. For more details about module contents, or to register, please visit the main course website.
This course is a useful training tool for those starting to work in tobacco control, and a resource for those looking for current facts or references. Each module takes approximately three to five hours to complete and can be accessed online 24/7 for flexible learning.
Topics covered in the course modules include the biology and patterns of tobacco use; examples of programs, policies, and treatment options; strategies for addressing industry opposition; future directions in tobacco control; and how to evaluate tobacco control initiatives.