To report the impact of a tobacco intervention in a pediatric residency program.
Residents and faculty took pretests and posttests and follow-up surveys 6 months later.
An urban, university-affiliated, country medical center.
An educational program of three presentations, written materials, and a bulletin board.
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.
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
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0278093
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 01/03/1996.