Helping Patients Quit Smoking or Vaping During the Pandemic and Beyond

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Description

This three-hour presentation will overview tobacco use trends in the U.S., morbidity and mortality of tobacco use, including issues related to COVID-19, and the challenges faced when trying to help patients stop using tobacco. Evidence-based approaches to tobacco treatment with a focus on the evidence and guidance for quit medications and behavioral treatment will be reviewed and discussed. This evidence will be integrated in a way that provides meaningful guidance to providers working with high-risk populations. The training will also share and review tobacco use treatment referral resources such as QuitlineNC and ways to help patients access medications.

SPEAKERS:
Dr. James Davis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Duke Center for Smoking Cessation, Director, Duke Smoking Cessation Program.

Stephanie Gans, LCAS, LCSWA, CTTS
Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Division of Public Health, Tobacco Prevention & Control Branch, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Webinar Information
This webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page.

Objectives

  • Describe current tobacco use trends in the U.S. including tobacco disparity populations and changing tobacco/nicotine products.
  • Describe current data on morbidity and mortality of tobacco use including health issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Discuss best practice tobacco treatment including the evidence and guidance around using the 7 FDA approved quit medications.
  • Discuss evidence and strategies for behavioral treatment to support quitting.
  • Describe services of QuitLineNC and resources for accessing quit medications.
  • Discuss challenges and solutions around helping patients quit tobacco use.

Contact

Jorge O Rudko, BTech, CI

Sessions

Oct 22, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 22, 2020
Time
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Check-In Time
8:00 AM
Credit
0.30 - CEU
3.00 - Contact Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 25, 2021
Time
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$36.00
Registration Fee
$0.00
Registration Paid
Credits
0.30
CEU
3.00
Contact Hours