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Exploring New Trends in Tobacco Policy and Use in Indian Country

October 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar.

Title:  Exploring New Trends in Tobacco Policy and Use in Indian Country
Date:  Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT


Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to:

  1. Examine current AI/AN commercial tobacco use rates and new data reflecting tribal casino smoking preferences.
  2. Build coalitions and engage with both Tribal communities and leaders to influence commercial tobacco public health policy.
  3. Implement effective community smoke free policies that reduce the health risks associated with commercial tobacco exposure (or use).

Target Audience:
Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.


Ken Foster,
Director of Operations
Meczka Marketing Research Consulting

Clinton Isham
Independent Tribal Relations Consultant
American Non-Smokers’ Rights Foundation

Hannah Bartol, B.S.
Program Manager
National Native Network

Josiah Concho, BAEPD
Project Coordinator
Keres Community Health

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808:  Networking2Save:  CDC’s National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit Information:
There is no registration fee to participate in this activity. In order to receive continuing education credit, learners must participate in the webinar in its entirety, and complete an online evaluation.

Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions or problems with the system.

Individuals taking this course for the first time are eligible for CME/CE credit.


This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

In support of improving patient care, IHS Clinical Support Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The IHS Clinical Support Center designates this live activity for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™for each hour of participation.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is designated 1.0 contact hour for each hour of participation.

Disclosure Statement:  As a jointly accredited provider of continuing education, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any relevant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose.
There is no commercial interest support for this educational activity.


October 20, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


National Native Network


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