The Need 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.

Course Publication Date: July 25, 2020

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:SS072520
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Substance Abuse
Learning Objectives
  • 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.

  • 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.


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