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  1. Tobacco prevention education in a pediatric residency program.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To report the impact of a tobacco intervention in a pediatric residency program.

    Design 

    Residents and faculty took pretests and posttests and follow-up surveys 6 months later.

    Setting 

    An urban, university-affiliated, country medical center.

    Intervention 

    An educational program of three presentations, written materials, and a bulletin board.

    Results 

    Significant improvement in counseling and confidence in counseling.

    Perceptions of barriers to counseling, specifically expertise, time limitation, and doubts regarding counseling effectiveness diminished.

    Residents changed less than faculty in particular areas.

    There were no differences between the posttests and the follow-up survey 6 months later.

    Conclusions 

    Pediatric health professionals in an academic setting, given an educational program, will change their behaviors and attitudes about their role in counseling patients about tobacco use.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Education sanitaire, Programme sanitaire, Prévention, Tabagisme, Evaluation, Enfant, Adolescent, Promotion santé, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, Health education, Sanitary program, Prevention, Tobacco smoking, Evaluation, Child, Adolescent, Health promotion, North America, America, Human

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0278093

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 01/03/1996.