Cigarette Smoking Screencast
When a person smokes, almost every single organ in his or her body is affected by the dangerous chemicals. Cigarette smoking is a lifestyle factor known to cause an increased risk of death and disease (US Department of Health and Human Services & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004). Read Chapter 11 and review “The Health Consequences of Smoking” article from this week’s reading.
Next, imagine you are employed as a worksite wellness professional for a major organization. The organization recently adopted a policy to make the campus smoke free. To help support this effort, you have decided to develop a screencast video to present to all employees that will:
- Define the major health risks associated with cigarette smoking.
- Examine the health benefits of smoking cessation.
- Explain the impact of a smoke-free environment for all employees on wellness.
- Explain how behavior change theories can be used to evaluate a person’s readiness to quit smoking.
- Explain the importance of role modeling positive lifestyle habits.
- Explain one way to motivate change at each stage of the stages of change model.
- Describe two smoking cessation aids.
For this assignment, you will be creating a screencast using Jing, Screencast-o-matic, or an alternative program with audio.