Smoking Cessation: Developing a Workable Program - JA0008057-0000-19-236-H04-P

Smoking Cessation: Developing a Workable Program

by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, RN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN and Timothy O'Shea, PharmD
JA0008057-0000-19-236-H04-P
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This course is credentialed for:
Pharmacy (1.75 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that nearly 40 million adults in the U.S. smoke, and 16 million of those adults have a serious illness attributable to their smoking habit. With nearly half a million U.S. deaths yearly attributed to smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, the CDC has identified smoking as the No.1 cause of preventable disease, disability, and death. With recent litigation and subsequent media attention on cigarettes and smoking, clinicians find themselves being called on to offer support and counseling to smokers who are trying to quit.
 
This course provides an overview of the need for smoking cessation, components of a successful program, the process for working as an interprofessional team, stages of readiness during the smoking cessation process, and how to help patients at each stage, including a discussion on smoking cessation aids and their benefits and risks.

Objectives:

The goal of this smoking cessation continuing education program is to help pharmacists, dietitians/nutritionists, nurses, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, and social workers work together to create a successful plan to help patients quit smoking. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the stages of readiness that patients exhibit during the process of smoking cessation
  • Describe three smoking cessation approaches or aids that healthcare providers can suggest to patients
  • Identify healthcare professionals and their roles in smoking cessation
  • List three contraindications for nicotine gum and patches
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including pharmacists, dietitians/nutritionists, nurses, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, and social workers.
 
Pharmacists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider # 50-1489).
 
Type of Activity: Knowledge
 
Initial Release Date: 11/01/2018;

Course Originally Released on: 11/29/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/1/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Price: $27.00
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