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Year of Cessation—2019: An Update from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health
Recorded from "Year of Cessation—2019: An Update from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health" (MMC19004C) and presented live February 7, 2019. (Course #MED22021A)


Year of Cessation: 2019 - An Update from CDC's Office on Smoking and Health

presented by:

Corinne M. Graffunder, DrPH, MPH
Director, Office on Smoking and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) hosted this webinar on February 7, 2019 at 11:00 am Pacific time (60 minutes). You may claim CME credit after viewing the recorded webinar. 

Educational Goals

To improve sophistication among participants in their understanding of effective strategies to reduce and prevent tobacco use, including opportunities during OSH’s 2019 Year of Cessation to support cessation efforts through coordination and collaboration and by leveraging existing resources.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, the participant should be able to:
  1. Describe two of the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health’s biggest priorities
  2. Explain one reason why cessation matters and is still important
  3. Consider one strategic opportunities in 2019 to amplify and advance cessation efforts
  4. Identify two existing resources, including data and cessation support, available from CDC


This one-hour webinar will address the following high-level topics. (More details can be found in the downloadable syllabus.)

  1. Overview of tobacco use in the U.S.
  2. OSH'S strategic efforts to support prevention and control programs
  3. Resources to support cessation efforts in a changing environment

Method of Participation/ Instruction for Obtaining Credit

The estimated time to complete this activity is 60 minutes, which is equivalent to 1.00 credit. Participants should view the recorded webinar (streaming or downloading the .mp4 file), answer the multiple-choice test questions, and complete the evaluation form online to receive a certificate. 

You must receive a score of 75% or better to earn a certificate. You will have an unlimited number of attempts to successfully complete the post-test.  Your certificate will be available immediately for print or download upon completion of the entire activity.

The fee to register for and claim CME credit is $45.

For a limited time, receive free CE credit, courtesy of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center. California providers, use discount code CADPH23.

Cancellations and Refunds: Cancellations should be made in writing within 7 days of enrollment. Refunds will only be made in the event that technical difficulties prevent completion of the activity, or if no interaction with the material occurred because of inadvertent or mistaken enrollment, or expiration of the activity before the learner had the opportunity to complete it fully. Fees can be transferred to another activity in the case of mistaken enrollment.

Begins: January 6, 2020; Expires: July 1, 2022

Special Needs or Other Concerns: If you require any special accommodations for a disability which creates a hardship to participating in this activity, or you have questions or concerns about this course, please contact the Office of CME. (Additional contact information is below.)


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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

California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 credit™. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

Behavioral Health Clinicians: The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP). UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

This course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's and/or LEP's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider #64239.


This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

All planning committee members and reviewers have disclosed they have no relevant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who provide products or services relating to their presentation(s) in this continuing medical education activity.

Jon Jovi Bodestyne
Christine Cheng
Brian Clark
Jennider Lucero, MA, MS
Jennifer Matekuare
Jessica Safier
Catherine Saucedo
Steven A. Schroeder, MD 

Dr. Corinne Graffunder has disclosed she has no financial interests/arrangements or affiliations with ACCME-defined commercial interests related to her presentation in this continuing medical education activity.

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