Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2013 - Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Cessation
This course presents contraindications and adverse effects of specific pharmacotherapeutic agents used for tobacco cessation, evidence-based treatments, and the importance of integrating pharmacotherapy with behavioral counseling.
The course was recorded in June 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.
Publish Date: September 11, 2013. This course will be available for three years from this date.
Designed for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of the conference, you will be better able to:
- Describe contraindications and adverse effects of specific pharmacotherapeutic agents used for tobacco cessation.
- Prescribe evidence-based pharmacotherapy treatments as well as combination pharmacotherapy for tobacco cessation.
- Explain the importance of integrating pharmacotherapy with behavioral counseling.
Audio and Video
Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD
Psychiatrist, University of Washington Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center; Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level