This webinar presented by Dr. Amy Lukowski, Clinical Director at National Jewish Health, provides the essentials of smoking cessation for patients who use tobacco. She discusses how smoking impacts patients’ health and reviews the treatment options for smoking cessation, including pharmacotherapy, best practices, and brief motivational counseling options. The Vermont Department of Health and National Jewish Health are pleased to offer this educational activity for health care providers throughout Vermont.
If you would like to receive CEU credits for participating in this educational activity, please follow the instructions below.
- Review the CEU information below, under “Learn More About the Webinar”
- Before watching the webinar please take the pre-test here.
- Watch the full webinar at the bottom of the page or on www.802Quits.org.
- After watching the webinar please take the post-test here.
- You must receive a passing score of 70% correct responses or higher to receive a certificate.
This webinar is available for CEU credit through the National Association of Social Workers, Vermont Chapter and The Vermont Alcohol and Drug Addiction Certification Board. If you have any questions or concerns please email Rebecca Rouiller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn More About the Webinar
Social Workers, Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Primary Care Physicians, NPs, PAs and Nurses
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the prevalence and patterns of tobacco use
- Explain the health and economic burden of tobacco use and benefits of quitting
- Demonstrate the benefits of combining pharmacotherapy and counseling to patients
- Implement effective counseling skills such as active listening and empathy that facilitate the treatment process
- Implement evidence-based methods for brief interventions for treating tobacco use and dependence
- Deliver the use of pharmacotherapy options for tobacco cessation to patients
Accreditation and Designation
This activity was originally planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint provider-ship of National Jewish Health and the Vermont Department of Health. National Jewish Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CEU’s for this activity have been approved by the National Association for Social Workers, Vermont chapter and The Vermont Alcohol and Drug Addiction Certification Board.
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, National Jewish Health requires that all persons in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including the CME review committee, disclose all significant financial interest with commercial interests.
Amy V. Lukowski, Psy.D.
Clinical Director, Health Initiatives
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Disclosure: Dr. Lukowski has no significant financial interest to report.
Sarah Meadows, MS, CCMEP,
Manager, Accreditation and Programs
Office of Professional Education, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Disclosure: Ms. Meadows has no significant financial interest to report.
Barbara Moeykens, MS,
Cessation Program Manager
Vermont Department of Health
Disclosure: Ms. Moeykens has no significant financial interest to report.
CEU certificates will be sent to the email address provided within 4 weeks of completing the activity with a passing score.