Smoking Cessation: Overcoming Nicotine Dependence

Adam Pate, PharmD, BCPS; Kristen Pate, PharmD, BCACP; and Brad Lecompte, BSN, RN
Published Online: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Smoking Cessation: Overcoming Nicotine Dependence

Adam Pate, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor
University of Louisiana at Monroe
College of Pharmacy
Monroe, Louisiana

Kristen Pate, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Louisiana at Monroe
College of Pharmacy
Monroe, Louisiana


Brad Lecompte, BSN, RN
Pharmacy Student
University of Louisiana at Monroe
College of Pharmacy
Monroe, Louisian
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Disclosure
The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty
Adam Pate, PharmD, BCPS
Kristen Pate, PharmD, BCACP
Brad Lecompte, BSN, RN


Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education
Planning Staff—David Heckard; Maryjo Dixon, RPH; Steve Lin, PharmD, RPH; Donna Fausak; and Nathalie Harden


Pharmacy Times Editorial Staff—Bea Riemschneider and Kirk McKay

An anonymous peer reviewer is used as part of content validation and conflict resolution.
The peer reviewer has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose


Educational Objective
After participating in this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Explain the addictive properties of nicotine and the health consequences of smoking.
  • Examine the interventions available for smoking cessation, including counseling and pharmacotherapy options.
  • Identify counseling strategies and the role of the pharmacist in supporting these strategies.
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Type of activity: Knowledge
Release date: April 12, 2014
Expiration date: April 12, 2016
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour
Fee: Free

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Description: Pharmacy Times/Ascend Media Office of Continuing Professional EducationPharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-14-032-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through April 12, 2016.



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