GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Smoking Cessation: The Importance of Pharmacist Interventions to Successful Outcomes
Activity Date: August 2007
Goals & Objectives | Faculty | Introduction | Full Activity Content | CME Test & Evaluation (CME Expired)

 

GOAL
To provide pharmacists with up-to-date information regarding their role in assisting patients with smoking cessation through pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches.  

TARGET AUDIENCE
This activity is designed for pharmacists. No prerequisites required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of smoking cessation.
  • Analyze the results of pharmacotherapy alone and in combination with behavioral therapy.
  • Review the efficacy and mechanism of action of pharmacologic agents to treat nicotine addiction.
  • Develop strategies to help smokers quit.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy (UTCOP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for pharmacists.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
This program is approved for 2 hours of credit (0.2 CEUs) and is sponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Program #064-000-07-213-H01-P.

This continuing education activity was produced under the supervision of Glen E. Farr, PharmD, Associate Dean for Continuing Pharmacy Education, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.

The estimated time to complete this educational activity: 2 hours.

Release date: August 15, 2007. Expiration date: August 15, 2009.

This activity is provided free of charge.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT
The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy name implies review of educational format, design, and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combinations of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings, and adverse effects, before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.

A participant, sponsor, faculty member, or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program sponsored or co-sponsored by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.

This program is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.

     
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