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Webinar: Smoking Cessation Counseling for Primary Care Providers: Having a Conversation About Tobacco Use

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Webinar: Smoking Cessation Counseling for Primary Care Providers: Having a Conversation About Tobacco Use
03.17.2014 | CME

Smoking continues to be the #1 preventable cause of death in the United States. Research shows that physician involvement greatly increases the likelihood that patients who try to quit smoking will achieve long-term success.

Join us for this FREE webinar offering CME/ CEU. We'll present evidence-based practices for discussing smoking cessation with patients, an essential health benefit now covered by the Affordable Care Act. We'll also review how to document the brief intervention for patient records and the insurance process.

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Objectives Include:

  • Describe the recommended brief intervention for tobacco dependence -- The 5 As Model
  • Appraise a patient's readiness to make a quit attempt using the stages of change model
  • Perform an effective brief intervention for tobacco depenedence using motivational interviewing techniques
  • Document a brief intervention for patient records and insurance purposes
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Presented by Nevada Cancer Coalition in partnership with American Lung Association in Nevada. Our presenter is Richard Davis, Adult Lung Health Program Manager with the American Lung Association in Nevada. He is a certified tobacco treatment specialist with the University of Arizona HealthCare Partnership, and a certified trainer and facilitator for the American Lung Association's nationally recognized smoking cessation program Freedom From Smoking. Mr. Davis graduated cum laude from the University of San Fransicso in 1981 with a Bachelors in Liberal Arts.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and Nevada Cancer Coalition.  The University of Nevada School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of Nevada School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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