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Treating Tobacco Use & Dependence:

Current Practice Guidelines

American Heart Month | February 2019 GET SLIDES | PLAY RECORDING

smoking cessation counseling

Do you care for patients who want to finally quit tobacco in 2019?
Your encouragement and support can make a world of difference.

During HHQI’s 2019 American Heart Month webinar, you’ll hear how tobacco use impacts cardiovascular health immediately and over time. We’ll also discuss current evidence-based practices and efficacy rates for behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions. And you’ll discover coaching techniques and tobacco cessation tools that you can begin using with your patients right away.

After attending, you'll be able to:

  • Explain the effects of tobacco use on a person's health.
  • List three (3) evidence-based behavioral approaches for treating tobacco use and dependence.
  • Describe the relative efficacy of FDA-approved medications for smoking cessation.

Karen Hudmon

Meet Our Featured Expert

Karen S. Hudmon, DrPh, MS, RPh
Professor of Public Health Pharmacy
Purdue University
College of Pharmacy
Clinical Professor
University of California San Francisco
School of Pharmacy

Earn Free Continuing Education Credits

This activity has been approved
by Alabama State Nurses
Association for 1.25 contact hours.
Alabama State Nurses Association is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

To receive CE credit,
must watch the webinar and enroll in the corresponding course in HHQI University's Cardiovascular Health catalog to complete related coursework. 
Step-by-step instructions 
will be reviewed at the end
of the webinar.

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