Beyond the Basics: Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation

Duration:

120 Minutes

Webinar Speakers

Robin L. Corelli, PharmD

Robin L. Corelli, Pharm.D. is a pharmacist and Professor in the School of Pharmacy at UCSF. For the past 15 years, Dr. Corelli’s primary research and practice related focus has been in the area of smoking cessation. During this time, she has been actively involved as a smoking cessation provider in the UCSF Fontana Tobacco Treatment Center and she has trained more than 4,000 health care providers (students and licensed clinicians in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and respiratory therapy) to provide cessation assistance to their patients who smoke.

Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy and Clinical Professor at the School of Pharmacy, at the University of California, San Francisco

Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh, is Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Purdue University College of Pharmacy and Clinical Professor at the UCSF School of Pharmacy. She is a licensed pharmacist and a cancer prevention researcher with more than 20 years of tobacco research experience, focusing on both prevention and treatment aspects of tobacco control. As an educator, she has provided tobacco cessation training to more than 15,000 health professionals (students and licensed clinicians) and has been a long-time activist for eliminating tobacco sales in pharmacies.

Webinar Objectives
  • Identify patients who are candidates for combination therapy and, after consideration of patient-specific factors, design a treatment regimen (drugs, dosages, routes, and duration of therapy).

  • Identify patients who are candidates for high-dose pharmacotherapy and recommend a treatment regimen (drug, dose, route, and duration of therapy).

  • Identify patients who are candidates for extended-duration pharmacotherapy and recommend a treatment plan (drug, dose, route and duration of therapy).

  • Determine situations for which use of nicotine replacement therapy prior to the quit date might be beneficial and recommend a treatment regimen (drug, dose, route, and duration of therapy)