Tabagismo Prevenção e Cessação
Learning outcomes of the curricular unit
Understand the evolution of health paradigms and its context in the prevention and cessation of tobacco use;
Characterize strategies that can lead to the development of smoking prevention (e.g. settings) critically evaluating and identifying good practices in the main areas of prevention and cessation (of an individual or group of people);
Reinforce the capacity building process for new competences and technical skills to implement, analyze, evaluate and use methodologies to promote smoking cessation;
Discuss from the contributions of different experts action-research, validation, dissemination of best practices, developing the know-how to do competencies;
Develop skills of contextualization and cultural sensitivity to the needs of different groups of people in the prevention of tobacco use and smoking cessation;
Develop a critical understanding of web communication mechanisms and strategies to help empower citizens to carry out healthy choices while engaged in smoking cessation (www.parar.net);
Apply innovative methods to promote smoking cessation
Weekly - Available soon
Total - 57
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Teaching methodologies (including evaluation)
The blended-learning teaching methodology is varied and seeks to promote an active and participatory learning environment. Reading of fundamental texts is required and discussion of topics or exercises occurs regularly.
About half of the sessions will begin with a presentation by a teacher, followed by a discussion of topics related to the subject under examination where students are encouraged to intervene.
The other sessions will be more practical with problem solving tasks, presentation of results and discussion of implications for health systems management. The seminars consist of group work with the presence of a teacher, which develops in-depth discussion of the topics in the syllabus.
Assessment of commitment, work and participation (20%), made through observation of student participation and the presentation and discussion of topics and exercises in sessions and 40% in group activities.
Individual exam (40%) with multiple choice questions, short and development questions, dealing with the topics taught.
(I) Introduction: prevention; epidemiology; social representations; health policy and legislation; tobacco components and neurobiology; pathologies and detoxification processes (renasceres® method); smoking cessation as a public health strategy and structured intervention; paradigms for action (pathogenic and salutogenic paradigms) and theories of human behavior.
(II) Smoking habits, cultural change, best practices, education, learning ad capacity building for health, evidence base and clinical standards as a criterion of quality assurance (pharmacotherapy other therapies); Lifestyle and fundamental rights of citizens.
(III) Social network support; behaviors, personal and organizational planning, programs and intervention strategies; www.parar.net community of practice for skills development of i) understanding, ii) management and iii) investment to relapse prevention.
Programs where the course is taught:
- Hospital Administration
- Health Economics
- Master in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Health Research
- Master in Health Management
- Occupational Medicine
- Medicina do Trabalho
- Policy Management and Health Administration
- Continuing education program
- Health Promotion
- Master in Health Promotion
- Environmental and Occupacional Health
- Saúde, Higiene e Segurança do Trabalho
- Public Health
- Global Public Health