When a person smokes, almost every single organ in his or her body is affected by 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). Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review The Health Consequences of Smoking (https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/2004/consumer_summary/index.htm)
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 PowerPoint 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 benefits of a smoke-free environment for employees as well as the employer. Generalize how the Stages of Change Model can be used to evaluate a person’s readiness to quit smoking. Explain one way to motivate change at each stage of the Stages of Change Model. Explain the importance of role modeling positive lifestyle habits. Describe two smoking cessation aids.
For this assignment, you will be creating a PowerPoint Presentation with speaker’s notes. Your PowerPoint Must be eight double-spaced slides in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style. Must include a separate title slide with the following: Title of presentation Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must utilize academic voice. Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper. Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text. Must document any information used from sources in APA style. Must include a separate reference slide that is formatted according to APA style.