Webinars

SCLC's webinar series is integral to the technical assistance provided by the SCLC. Nationally recognized smoking cessation experts offer the latest information related to smoking cessation (including effective interventions) for the general and the behavioral health populations.

The Goals of SCLC’s Webinar Series:

  • Provide training and technical assistance to raise awareness of the many benefits smoking cessation efforts and to increase understanding of effective smoking cessation strategies.
  • Implement or enhance existing tobacco cessation services using evidence-based practices.
  • Ensure that consumers and staff have access to smoking cessation services and supports to promote health and wellness.
  • Establish partnerships between behavioral health and nicotine cessation organizations to increase available tobacco cessation resources in communities. 

SCLC has over 50 webinars covering the latest topics on tobacco addiction and recovery.

Upcoming Webinars

Integrating Medications into Smoking Cessation Treatment: The Basics

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 and Associate Head for Operations, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy

Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh, is Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Research Affiliate at the Yale University School of Public Health, and Assistant 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

  • List the seven medications with FDA-labeled indications for smoking cessation.

  • Identify patient selection characteristics for smoking cessation medications.

  • Learn to counsel a patient who smokes, on the use of the first-line medications, including: dosing, instructions for use, potential adverse effects, contraindications, and precautions.

  • Discuss situations for which combinations of medications would be appropriate therapy for smoking cessation.