In the last 5-6 years, this branch of health sciences has evolved as a promising career choice. If you have already worked in the medical line for a few years, then this course will be even more beneficial for you. Nursing homes and hospitals have a huge demand of people knowing tobacco controlling methodologies. It is a 1 year long course.
Outline of the course
During this 1 year you will learn everything about tobacco consumption in India, tobacco controlling strategies adopted by the government and the future scope of such prevention techniques. You will also study the different types of statistical analysis conducted over the health monitoring strategies. Mostly, this course is offered by distance education institutions. The distance education university of Annamalai even provides scholarships to deserving students for 1 year. In the last lap of the course, you will be actually working with hospitals in their anti-tobacco movements.