ISNCC Tobacco Position Statement. This position statement has also been endorsed bythe American Nurses Association (ANA) in 2015 and the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) in 2014. Drs Sarna and Bialous developed the policy. The resolution was brought forward for consideration by Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, Professor, and Lulu Wolf Hassenplug Endowed Chair, University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, and Stella Aguinaga Bialous, RN, MScN, DrPH, FAAN, Associate Professor-in-Residence, UCSF School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing endorses Tobacco Free Colleges of Nursing. April 19, 2016 – The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced "that the deans of the nation’s baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs have endorsed a resolution calling for smoke-free college campuses. This call to action was issued to mobilize support among nurse educators for promoting tobacco-free policies at colleges and universities nationwide in an effort to promote healthy behaviors and save lives."announced the endorsing of a resolution calling for smoke-free college campuses.
Tips From Former Smokers (Tips). Tips encourages people to quit smoking by highlighting the toll that smoking-related illnesses take on smokers and their loved ones. The hard-hitting ads showed people living with the real and painful consequences of smoking.
The American Lung Association’s (ALA) State of Tobacco Control 2013 is a report card that evaluates state and federal tobacco control policies by comparing them against targets based on the most current, recognized criteria for effective tobacco control measures, and translating each state’s relative progress into a letter grade of A through F. A grade of “A” is assigned for excellent tobacco control policies while an “F” indicates inadequate policies.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tobacco Control State Highlights 2012
Global Bridges Healthcare Alliance Tobacco Control Nurses International Our mission: to promote the visibility of nurses' work in tobacco control and facilitate professional collaboration and leadership to curb the tobacco epidemic. Membership is free and includes access to our member directory, resource sharing and more. Connect now with other nurses working in the tobacco control movement.
Nursing and smoking cessation best practice guideline.
Model Code of Practice/policy statement on tobacco control for health care organizations.
International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is a non-governmental member of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations UN DPI NGO and is affiliated with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The mission of ISNCC is to maximize the role of nurses to reduce the global burden of cancer.