Want To Stop Smoking?
The goal of this course is to offer education on tobacco use and smoking cessation. We will discuss pharmacotherapies, behavioral support, and health implications.

Note: California RCPs - This course meets the requirements for CE for RCPs in California.

Course Publication Date: November 14, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:SS111218
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
California RCP
Substance Abuse

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Learning Objectives
  • Name the three major pharmacotherapies.
  • Describe the main factor effecting a smokers attempt to quit smoking.
  • Discuss the health implications associated with tobacco use.
  • Describe tobacco control policies that have been introduced in the United States and Europe in recent years.
  • Describe the five A’s.
  • Discuss Buproprion and name 3 adverse events of using it.
  • Discuss Varenicline.
  • Discuss the only drug treatment available for pregnant women and adolescents who want to stop smoking.
  • Describe non-pharmacologic interventions for smokers who are motivated to quit.


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