Developing Smoking Cessation Program for Older Canadian People: An Application of Precede-Proceed Model
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013, Pages: 33-39
Received: Jun. 4, 2013; Published: Jul. 20, 2013
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Khaldoun M. Aldiabat, School of Nursing, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way,Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9, Canada
Carole-Lynne Le Navenec, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N.W, Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada
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Precede-Proceed model is a flexible and appropriate to develop a smoking cessation/prevention program. The main purpose of this paper is to develop a preliminary hypothetical health promotion program that is focused on smoking cessation / prevention for older Canadian people who smoke and live in nursing homes to improve their quality of life. It is hoped that advanced-practice gerontology nurses in a range of health settings will be able to gain insights from this paper to help older Canadian people who smoke to quit tobacco consistently and effectively. However, because this model assumes that health behavior is a complex and multidimensional process, the advanced- practice gerontology nurses who will staff this kind of practice will be guided by this framework to use their educational and practical knowledge regarding health promotion and smoking cessation/prevention programs, critical thinking, communication skills, and decision-making abilities.
Smoking Cessation, Smoking Prevention, Older People, Health Promotion, Gerontology Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse, Precede-Proceed
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Khaldoun M. Aldiabat, Carole-Lynne Le Navenec, Developing Smoking Cessation Program for Older Canadian People: An Application of Precede-Proceed Model, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2013, pp. 33-39. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20130203.13
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