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Pharmacists’ Prescribing for Tobacco Cessation Medications


Pharmacists' Prescribing for Tobacco Cessation Medications Needs - There is a need to educate pharmacists regarding the negative health effects of tobacco use, the most effective medication approaches for tobacco cessation and services provided by the tobacco quitline. Audience - This activity is designed for pharmacists. Learning Objectives - At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: 1. Compare various tobacco cessation medications, including the safety and efficacy data, for the management of cessation. 2. Develop a treatment regimen that incorporates the most effective medications for tobacco cessation, including drugs, doses, routes, and frequency of administration. 3. Describe the services provided by the tobacco quitline (1-800-QUIT NOW). acpe 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): 0018-0000-22-065-H01-P, 2.0 contact hours (.20 CEU). Release Date: 12/22/2022 Expiration Date: 12/22/2025 Required for Completion - This FREE activity is best viewed in any current browser. To receive credit, you must view the slides with audio, complete the post-test with a 70% passing score and complete the evaluation and request for credit. If you receive less than a 70% score on the post-test, you will have the opportunity to re-view the video and re-take the post-test. Pharmacists credits will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 6 weeks.

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