Smoking Cessation: Overcoming Nicotine Dependence

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Pharmacy Times, April 2014 Allergy & Asthma, Volume 80, Issue 4

Pharmacists can learn about the available interventions for smoking cessation.

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 ProfessorUniversity of Louisiana at MonroeCollege of PharmacyMonroe, Louisiana

Brad Lecompte, BSN, RN

Pharmacy StudentUniversity of Louisiana at MonroeCollege of PharmacyMonroe, Louisiana

Disclosure

The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty

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

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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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.