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Behavioral Counseling & Pharmacotherapy

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Behavioral Counseling & Pharmacotherapy Needs - There is a need to educate clinicians 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, physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers. Learning Objectives - At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: 1. List five health risks associated with chronic tobacco use. 2. Understand the 5 A's for promoting tobacco cessation among patients: Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange. 3. Counsel a tobacco user on the proper use of the all first-line pharmacologic agents (including dosing, instructions on use, potential side effects, and precautions). 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 live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 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): 0018-0000-22-064-H01-P, 2.5 contact hours (.25 CEU). Release Date: 12/22/2022 Expiration Date: 12/22/2025 Nursing: Purdue University Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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