Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
by Expert Reviewer: Cindy Parsons, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Instructor: Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP
Credentialed for: Social Work CEUs | ContinuingEducation.com

$26.00

i 1.50 CEH

Course Overview

Although tobacco use and dependence exact a high toll in morbidity, mortality, and finances, clinicians have historically done a poor and inconsistent job of identifying people at risk and providing them with effective treatment options. One study reported that patients with tobacco-related diseases were asked about their smoking status 90% of the time, and that tobacco cessation counseling was provided in 70% of visits to the clinic. But tobacco users treated for a nonpulmonary reason were not questioned or counseled about their tobacco use. This module will familiarize nurses and respiratory care practitioners with information about tobacco use and dependence so that they can address this issue with their patients.

About the Course Author

Cindy Parsons, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP is a Professor-Clinical at The Ohio State University School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Dunlevy is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles in journals such as Respiratory Care, Journal of the American Dietietic Association, and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Times. In 1994, she received the AARC Asthma Education Fellowship. She has received many honors and awards as an educator, mentor, faculty member, and scholar.

Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.50HOURS

    Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • American Association for Respiratory Care

    1.50HOURS

    This program has been approved as non-traditional Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Approval #: 151913000 This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-716288
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
    Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CE684
  • Hours:

    1.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-01-03
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the effects of tobacco on body systems; Describe tobacco use in the U.S., including prevalence, death, and disease rates; Discuss the 10 key recommendations included in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Clinical Practice Guideline for Tobacco Use and Dependence; Explain how tobacco causes addiction
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Respiratory Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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