Course Details

Detrimental Health Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Abstract: This program has been developed to highlight different types of environmental tobacco smoke, health related hazards and public health recommendations.

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Speaker: David Drobes, PhD
Speaker Information:

Dr. David Drobes is the Associate Director with the University of Florida Tobacco Research and Intervention Program at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Drobes specializes in addictive behaviors with a focus on tobacco and alcohol. Recent work has focused on cue-elicited craving among smokers and alcoholics, and attempts to manipulate cue reactivity using brief interventions. Other current topics include behavioral genetic markers of tobacco addiction, effects of nicotine on attentional cognitive processing, comorbidity between addiction and psychopathology, and the relationship between alcohol-related expectancies and cue reactivity.

Faculty Disclosure Statement: Dr. Drobes has no conflicts with the topic presented here.

Contact Hours: 1 Contact Hour will be awarded to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse

The Florida Keys Area Health Education Center has approved this course for 1 hour of nursing credit through the Florida Board of Nursing, CE Broker Provider # 50-5574.