South Carolina 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, CTTSCertified Tobacco Treatment SpecialistMUSC Tobacco Cessation CounselorFormer Tobacco Userwoodarda@musc.edu