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South Carolina Quits

MUSC Quits!

A tobacco cessation program to help MUSC employees and students quit all types of tobacco - conveniently and free of charge.

An eight week program from May 27, 2014 to July 17, 2014.

Tuesday morning 7.45 - 8.45am Bioengineering Building, room 103E

Thursday evening 7.45 - 8.45pm ART auditorium room 1119

Attend any or all of the sessions as your schedule permits.  For more information or to register, email Danny Woodard, MA, CTTS


Chapter 1: Introduction to tobacco, tobacco facts, health consequences of tobacco use and what happens when you quit

Chapter 2: Nicotine addiction pharmacology, spit tobacco, cigars, pipes.  Basic Quit Plan.

Chapter 3: Nicotine and tar contents of major cigarette brands.  Nicotine replacement and prescribed medications.  Quitting Techniques.

Chapter 4: Transtheoretical stages of behavior change.  Support Groups.

Chapter 5: Stress management using rational emotive behavior therapy - part I.

Chapter 6: Stress management using exercise.  The Activity Pyramid.

Chapter 7: Stress management - part II.  Proper nutrition and weight management during tobacco cessation.

Chapter 8: Alcohol and tobacco use.  Relapse prevention and optimal health.  Relapse symptoms and signs; Lapse vs Relapse.

Course Facilitator:

Danny Woodward, MA, CTTS
Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
MUSC Tobacco Cessation Counselor
Former Tobacco User

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