Tobacco Cessation Education: A Training Program for Faculty

Purpose

This six hour training will teach faculty the comprehensive smoking cessation counseling training, Rx for Change. This program is divided into a series of three 2-hour recorded webinars, and will allow faculty to add this training to the curriculum at their respective schools. As well, this will equip students to be able to expertly counsel smokers once they enter practice.

Free CEUs Available

Complete all three sessions and earn up to 6.0 free CEUs for this training! See below for details.

Speakers

  • Robin L. Corelli, PharmD, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
  • Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Associate Head for Operations, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University
  • Lisa A. Kroon, PharmD, CDE, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
  • Frank Vitale, MA, National Director, Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss epidemiology, pharmacology, drug interaction and forms of tobacco along with the consequences/risks of tobacco use and benefits of cessation.
  • Discuss strategies to assist patients with smoking cessation
  • Discuss aids for smoking cessation

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Accreditation Information 

Physician Accreditation Statement -
Purdue University College of Pharmacy, an equal access/equal opportunity institution, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation - Purdue University College of Pharmacy designates this enduring material for a maximum of
6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Accreditation Statement -
Purdue University Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement - Purdue University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is a knowledge based, continuing education activity of Purdue University, an equal access/equal opportunity institution.
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-9999-14-068-H01-P,
6.0 contact hours (.6 CEU).
Release Date:08/20/2014 Expiration Date: 08/20/2016

Faculty Disclosure Statement

All faculty AND staff involved in the planning, review or presentation of continuing education activities sponsored / provided by Purdue University College of Pharmacy are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentations or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity. All additional planning committee members, reviewers, speakers and Purdue University College of Pharmacy staff have no relationships to disclose.

  • Robin L. Corelli, PharmD, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco – Has nothing to disclose.
  • Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Associate Head for Operations, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University – Has nothing to disclose.
  • Lisa A. Kroon, PharmD, CDE, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco – Has nothing to disclose.
  • Frank Vitale, MA, National Director, Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation – Discloses that he is on the speaker’s bureau for Glaxo Smithkline