Smoking Cessation: Overcoming Nicotine Dependence
Pharmacists can learn about the available interventions for smoking cessation.
Adam Pate, PharmD, BCPS
University of Louisiana at Monroe
College of Pharmacy
Kristen Pate, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Louisiana at MonroeCollege of PharmacyMonroe, Louisiana
Brad Lecompte, BSN, RN
Pharmacy StudentUniversity of Louisiana at MonroeCollege of PharmacyMonroe, Louisiana
The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Adam Pate, PharmD, BCPSKristen Pate, PharmD, BCACPBrad Lecompte, BSN, RN
Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional EducationPlanning 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
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
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Pharmacy 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.