Developing Smoking Cessation Program for Older Canadian People: An Application of Precede-Proceed Model

Khaldoun M. Aldiabat
2013 American Journal of Nursing Science  
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
more » ... elp 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.
doi:10.11648/j.ajns.20130203.13 fatcat:jgda7mhg6zgzrpnqcgy5zepz7q