SCLC Post Webinar Resources
“Peers Helping Peers: Ways to Quit Tobacco with Rx for Change”
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 (120 minutes)
Thank you to our expert panel of speakers for presenting on this webinar:
- Ken Duckworth, MD, Medical Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
- Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh, Professor and Associate Head for Operations, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University
- Frank Vitale, MA, National Director of the Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation
- Beth Lillard, Project Director, Adult Tobacco Cessation Services, Bay Area Community Resources
- Karen Balsamico, Peer Coordinator, Adult Tobacco Cessation Services, Bay Area Community Resources
- Explain why it is important to quit smoking
- Understand why tobacco products are addictive
- Describe what helps people quit smoking
- Explain what peer counselors can do to help others quit smoking
- Learn from a peer consumer about how to put the training into practice
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- CLICK HERE to hear the recording - If you do not have Flash installed, you will be prompted to install Flash before viewing.
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The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.
Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.
California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 creditTM. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.
Social Workers: This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you a social worker in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.
Certificate of Attendance:
Want a Certificate of Attendance but don’t need CME/CEUs? If you would like a free Certificate of Attendance, please email Gil Lorenzo at email@example.com with your full name, credentials, and organization. Those who missed the “live” webinar are eligible to receive a free Certificate of Attendance after listening to the webinar recording (see link above).
Additional Resources Referenced During the Webinar:
- Click HERE to register and download free versions of the Rx for Change curriculum, including one in Spanish.
- How Safe Are Electronic Cigarettes? Not Everyone Agrees. Newman, L. 2013. Guest Blog, Scientific American.
Excellent summary of the science and marketing of e-cigs from German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg. Glantz, S. 2013. Blog, CTCRE, UCSF.
- Press Release on the United Kingdom's determination on e-cigarettes. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). June 2013.
- E-Cigarette Regulation Resources Now Available! ChangeLab Solutions. 2013.
- SCLC webinar, "Electronic Cigarettes: Marketing and Potential Public Health Impact". Pamela Ling, MD, MPH and Rachel Grana, PhD, MPH.
- Statistic: There are different classifications for carcinogens and the level of certainty. Cigarette smoke contains 11 chemicals that are known to cause cancer in humans, and 49 of the chemicals cause cancer in animals and may cause cancer in humans. Source: Risks Associated with Low Machine-Measured Yields of Tar and Nicotine (NIH Publication No. 02-5074). Smoking and Tobacco Control Monograph No. 13. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI). (2001).
- Tobacco Use among Homeless People — Addressing the Neglected Addiction
Baggett, T.P., Tobey, M.L., & Rigotti, N.A. (2013). N Engl J Med, 369:201-204. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1301935.
- Self-Reported Mental Health Issues among Helpline Callers. Zhu, S. et al. (2009). California Smokers Helpline.
- SCLC & CADCA webinar, "Thirdhand Smoke: Clinical and Policy Approaches". Jonathan Winickoff, MD, MPH, FAAP.
- For more resources, click here for SCLC's Tools and Resources page
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