Smoking cessation and the community

Assignment: Smoking Cessation and the Community

Decreased tobacco use is one outcome used to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care provided to a community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) State Exchange. The NTCP website provides information on state tobacco control programs, training, documents, and activities.

Instructions:  Visit the website:  http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/tobacco_control_programs/stateandcommunity/index.htm  and discuss the health consequences and costs of tobacco use in the state of Florida.

Minimum 250 word paragraph