E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: An Update for Clinicians, co-hosted by ATTUD

Duration:

60 Minutes

Webinar Speakers

Nancy A. Rigotti, MD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Director, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Rigotti is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and founding director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Tobacco Research and Treatment Center. A board-certified general internist, Dr. Rigotti is internationally known for her research to reduce the health burden of tobacco use by evaluating tobacco cessation treatments and promoting their adoption in health care settings, both inpatient and outpatient. Dr. Rigotti was a member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine panel that produced the landmark 2018 report, Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes. Her current work includes addressing the role of e-cigarettes for tobacco smoking cessation and harm reduction. Dr. Rigotti has authored over 350 publications and served as President of the Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco and as President of the Society of General Internal Medicine, which in 2015 awarded her its highest research award, the John Eisenberg National Award for Career Achievement in Research. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Medical School.

Webinar Objectives
  • Examine the public health risks and benefits of e-cigarette use
  • Analyze the recent clinical trial evidence about the efficacy of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation
  • Interpret the evidence about the potential risks of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation
  • Create an evidence-based plan for discussing e-cigarettes with patients/clients who smoke cigarettes.
Instructions for CME/CEU Credit

The CME/CE registration has closed. The recorded version of this webinar will be available for credit in two months.

 

ACCME Accreditation

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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.

Advance Practice Registered Nurses 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 CreditTM 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.

California Psychologists: The California Board of Psychology recognizes and accepts for continuing education credit courses that are provided by entities approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM is acceptable to meeting the CE requirements for the California Board of Psychology. Providers in other states should check with their state boards for acceptance of CME credit.

California Behavioral Science Professionals: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for behavioral health providers. UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider # 64239.

ACCREDITATION FOR CALIFORNIA ADDICTION COUNSELORS

The UCSF office of continuing medical education is accredited by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), to provide continuing education credit for California addiction counselors. UCSF designates this live, virtual activity, for a maximum of 1.0 CCAPP credit. Addiction counselors should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Provider number: 7-20-322-0722.

 

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Disclosures

This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.
The following speakers, moderators and planning committee members have disclosed they have no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who have provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity:

Anita Browning, Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Jennifer Matekuare, Ma Krisanta Pamatmat, MPH, Jessica Safier, MA, Catherine Saucedo, Steven A. Schroeder, MD, and Aria Yow, MA.

The following faculty speaker has disclosed a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with a commercial company who has provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support:

Nancy A. Rigotti, MD:

  • Achieve Life Sciences – Research Grant, Consultant
  • UpToDate – Royalties/Holder of Intellectual Property Rights