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 – tobacco Prevention, Protection, Cessation and Evaluation; and E-Cigarettes. 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 and e-cigarette 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.
- Easy-to-read format
- Interactive quizzes and videos
- Evidence-based Canadian content
- Reference citations, glossary, and key resources
- Ask the Expert function
- Certificate of completion