Last updated on December 2019

Developing an eLearning Program in Helping Spanish and Portuguese Speaking Cancer Care Providers During Tobacco Use Counselling

Brief description of study

This trial aims to develop an electronic learning (eLearning) program and mobile tool for Spanish and Portuguese speaking cancer care providers to use in tobacco counseling of their patients. This study may provide information for the design and implementation of tobacco cessation training programs directed to this group of professionals in low- and middle-income countries for the Latin American region.

Detailed Study Description


I. To develop and test the feasibility of an eLearning program on brief tobacco counseling specifically designed for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking cancer care providers.

II. To linguistically/culturally tailor and test a mobile tool designed to assist in providing effective tobacco counseling and treatment.


Participants complete an online course focusing on different aspects of tobacco prevention and cessation over 1 hour each per week for 4 weeks. They also engage in 6 virtual meetings over 1 hour about tobacco use once per month.

After completion of study, participants are followed up at 3 and 6 months.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03539991

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