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  1. 1. Healthy People 2020 Federal Focus: Nutrition & Health Status State Focus: Tobacco
  2. 2. Tobacco in Wisconsin <ul><li>Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 definition of Tobacco focus area: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tobacco use and exposure means improving health by preventing tobacco abuse, promoting tobacco dependence treatment, protecting all residents and visitors from exposure to secondhand smoke, and identifying and eliminating tobacco-related disparities. This is accomplished by partnering with state and local leaders to implement a research-based, comprehensive tobacco prevention and control plan.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tobacco in Wisconsin <ul><li>In Wisconsin, 19.9% of the adult population (aged 18+ years), over 856,000 individuals, are current cigarette smokers. </li></ul><ul><li>Among youth aged 12–17 years, 12.2% smoke in Wisconsin. Wisconsin ranks 42nd in the nation. </li></ul><ul><li>During 2000–2004 and among adults aged 35+ years, over 7,200 died as a result of tobacco use each year. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tobacco in Wisconsin
  5. 5. Tobacco in Wisconsin <ul><li>8000 people per year die in Wisconsin from tobacco related illness </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 Billion per year in health care costs </li></ul><ul><li>1.6 Billion per year lost in productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking is more prevalent in low socioeconomic groups </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tobacco in Wisconsin <ul><li>Emerging Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Targeting/designing new smokeless tobacco products </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of product sampling at community places, events, bars, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Dual cigarettes and smokeless tobacco </li></ul><ul><li>Decreasing smokers but increasing smokeless tobacco </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tobacco in Wisconsin <ul><li>Smoking Cessation </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line, (800) 784-8669 </li></ul><ul><li>If the 2.2 million working nurses in the U.S. each helped one person per year quit smoking, it would triple the U.S. quit rate. (According to Tobacco Free Nurses). </li></ul>
  8. 8. 11 Tips for Quitting in 2011 <ul><li>The American Cancer association has given these tips </li></ul><ul><li>#11 – Embrace Technology </li></ul><ul><li>#10 – Water, Water, Water…..keep it handy </li></ul><ul><li>#9 – One will hurt, don’t do it </li></ul><ul><li>#8 - When a craving strikes- do something else </li></ul><ul><li>#7 – Talk to your Doctor </li></ul>
  9. 9. 11 Tips for Quitting in 2011 <ul><li>#6 – Stay calm and Stay Busy </li></ul><ul><li>#5 – Avoid places where smokers gather </li></ul><ul><li>#4– Dump the memories </li></ul><ul><li>#3– Consider using medication </li></ul><ul><li>#2 – Know that you are not Alone </li></ul><ul><li>#1 – DON’T KEEP IT A SECRET!!!!!!! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tobacco in Wisconsin <ul><li>Objectives for Wisconsin 2020 to be achieved by March 31, 2012 disparities: </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin’s data collection system will be strengthened regarding the tobacco use and exposure of populations with tobacco‐related disparities. </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic and poverty networks will be maintained to address populations with tobacco‐related disparities. </li></ul><ul><li>The capacity of the local coalition infrastructure will be built to address tobacco‐related disparities. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tobacco in Wisconsin <ul><li>Objectives for Wisconsin 2020 to be achieved by 2014: </li></ul><ul><li>Populations with tobacco‐related disparities will implement evidence‐based strategies in support of changing community norms supportive of tobacco prevention and control efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>The TPCP will implement evidence‐based programs among populations experiencing tobacco‐ related disparities. </li></ul><ul><li>DPH chronic disease programs will integrate evidence‐ based programs to reduce tobacco‐related disparities. </li></ul><ul><li>TPCP will implement program sustainability efforts to secure external funding for tobacco‐ related disparities activities. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Role of a RN <ul><li>Public health nurses integrate community involvement and knowledge about the entire population with personal, clinical understandings of the health and illness experiences of individuals and families within the population. </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking Cessation and Prevention fall under this scope of practice </li></ul>
  13. 13. Role of an RN <ul><li>School Nurse </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents toxic environmental exposure </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes healthy physical environment </li></ul><ul><li>A voice in the development of school policies that fosters full physical and academic potential in children </li></ul>
  14. 14. Tobacco References <ul><ul><li>American Cancer Society. (2011) Guide to Quitting Smoking. Retrieved from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). State Highlights Wisconsin . Retrieved from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tobacco Free Nurses. (2006). Making a Difference—Nurses Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking . Retrieved from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wisconsin Department of Health Services. (2010). Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 Focus Area: Tobacco. Retrieved from </li></ul></ul>Sean Piggott, Jessica Gannon, and Ashley Stigler
  15. 15. Tobacco References Cont <ul><li>National Association of School Nurses (2011) Retrieved from 293 </li></ul><ul><li>American Public Health Associaiton (2011) Retrieved from </li></ul>