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Tobacco treatment specialist training

Begins: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
Ends: Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Flowood MS

Contact Info: Jemessia Johnson at or 601-815-1912
Related Link: ACT Center


UMMC caregivers are invited to register for a training program for tobacco treatment specialists sponsored by the Medical Center’s ACT Center for Tobacco Treatment, Education and Research from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Feb. 24-27 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Flowood.

Training module subjects include treating tobacco dependence, usage and impact of tobacco products, improving motivation for change, cognitive behavioral and group therapy, pharmacotherapy, and maintaining abstinence from tobacco products. View the agenda and complete the application here. This program offers hour-for-hour continuing education credits, is free for Mississippi providers and includes lunch and refreshments.