5 Things You Need to Know About Smoking Cessation
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

This course will discuss the consequences of smoking to oral and general health ant the types of tobacco currently in use. The physiological and habit components of smoking and interventions for smoking cessation will be discussed, including multiple brief interventions suitable for use in a dental office. Health benefits of quitting smoking and pharmacological treatments for smoking cessation will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the health benefits of quitting smoking.
  2. List types of combustible nicotine delivery systems.
  3. List types of non-combustible nicotine delivery system
  4. • Compare the toxicity of nicotine to that of combustion products from smoking.

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Deborah Franklin

Deborah Franklin, DDS, MA, LPC, CTTS MA – Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor
CTTS – Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist

Dr. Franklin is an Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Dental Public Health at The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Dr. Franklin earned her DDS at Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Penn. She earned a Master of Arts in clinical psychology from The University of Houston Clear Lake in 1998 and is licensed as a professional counselor. Dr. Franklin has been certified as an American Cancer Society Fresh Start Smoking Cessation Program Facilitator since 2006 and is a certified mediator. She received the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award at UT School of Dentistry for five years in a row and is a member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 2 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $69

Hosting University

  • UT Health Houston School of Dentistry
  • CE contact name & email: Kassie Evette Broussard, PACE@uth.tmc.edu
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Deborah Franklin, deborah.r.franklin@uth.tmc.edu

WEBINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel their registration no later than 48 hours before the course starting date/time. A 50% refund will be issued to registrants who cancel 48-24 hours before the course starting date/time. No refunds will be issued for registrants who does not login to the webinar or who cancels within 24 hours of the course starting date/time. Participants may phone the Continuing Education office to cancel, but a written request which includes the name and phone number of the person who paid for the course must be received by our office before a refund can be processed. This request can be emailed to ce@dental.ufl.edu.