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UC Quits Series module #4 - Medication for Smoking Cessation
This free activity was designed for University of California faculty, staff and students but also open to other healthcare professionals. Contact Gwenn Welsch if you have any questions at gvwelsch@ucdavis.edu or phone (916) 734-5773.


Medication for Smoking Cessation
Module #4

Free activity

CME activity released: June 6, 2015
Expires: June 6, 2018

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Needs Assessment

GAP
Many health care providers are inadequately prepared/educated on how to use the FDA-approved medications for smoking cessation.

BRIEF SUMMARY
This session reviews the FDA-approved, first-line smoking cessation medications. Their place in therapy, use in combination therapy, appropriate dosing, key patient counseling points, and precautions/contraindications and other special considerations will be discussed.

OBJECTIVE
After viewing the course video, participants should be able to list the FDA-approved first-line smoking cessation medications and describe their dosing, side effects, and precautions/contraindications.

Target Audience
This free activity was designed for University of California faculty, staff and students but also open to other healthcare professionals.

Note: all respiratory care practitioners (RCP) wanting RCP credit must 1. select "Respiratory Therapist" as their occupation and 2. enter their RCP number in the evaluation form.


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This activity will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. CME credit is obtained upon viewing video, submitting the online evaluation and successfully passing the test. An electronic CME certificate will be available after requirements are completed.


Method of participation:
1. View video
2. Complete the test
3. Complete the evaluation
4. Certificate will generate after test and evaluations are completed

Optional Resources:

1) http://rxforchange.ucsf.edu/file_downloads/A9%20PRODUCTS.pdf

Detailed handout about 7 FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications.

2) http://www.ucquits.com

Find key provider resources about tobacco cessation, patient resources, and provider training.  Look under “Medications” for more info and “Patient Resources” tab lists free nicotine patch offers.

3) http://www.nobutts.org

The California Smokers’ Helpline website has information tailored for tobacco users, friends & family, health care providers, behavioral health professionals, community partners, and special projects.

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Accreditation
The University of California, Davis Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit: The University of California, Davis Health System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ acceptable for multidisciplinary team members

Nurses:  For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.  For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report hours of credit and fill in “CME Category 1” for the provider number).

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCP): The Respiratory Care Board of California states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

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Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships
No relevant financial relationships with commercial interests:

FACULTY

Lisa Kroon, PharmD
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF


Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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