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4th Annual Nicotine Dependence Conference - Now Closed

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 8:00am to Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Bismarck, ND
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Mayo Clinic’s Therese Shumaker, MA, RDN, CTTS, NBC-HWC
Featuring Mayo Clinic’s Therese Shumaker, MA, RDN, CTTS, NBC-HWC
Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center

Conference providing health care professionals with the tools needed to incorporate nicotine dependence treatment into their practices.

  • DATE: January 21-22, 2019
  • WHERE: CHI St. Alexius Health’s Boniface Auditorium
  • COST: Free to Attend (Registration Required)
  • Materials, lunch and refreshments included

Topics covered include:

  • Tobacco Dependence as a Chronic Disease/ Neurobiology of Addiction
  • Clearing the Air on E-cigarettes and other non-cigarette tobacco products
  • Pharmacotherapy for Treating Tobacco Dependence and Special Population: Adolescents.

To register, please fill out the form below (one form per registrant). Registration deadline is Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck. Call 701.255.6000 or go to Radisson to make your reservation and include booking link: NICD19. For more information on Continuing Education Credits and conference details, please call Rajean at 701.530.8538.

Mayo Clinic Keynote Speaker

Therese Shumaker, MA, RDN, CTTS, NBC-HWC
Therese has worked in the field of Nutrition and Wellness for over 25 years. She is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, having received academic appointment from the Mayo Clinic as Instructor in Nutrition in 2014. She has Master’s degrees in both exercise science and counseling. She currently works in the Nicotine Dependence Center as the lead counselor and Program Director for Mayo Clinic’s Tobacco Treatment Specialist training program. She is a nationally board certified health and wellness coach and she serves as faculty in the Mayo Clinic Wellness Coaching Training Program. She is an adjunct faculty member at Saint Mary’s University in Minnesota, where she teaches courses on motivational interviewing and counseling skills. She was accepted into the prestigious Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and will be attending the forum in November of 2018.