At the end of this activity, participants should be able to list the first-line treatments for smoking cessation, categorized by over-the-counter vs. prescription available and nicotine replacement therapy vs. non-nicotine replacement therapy, outline a treatment plan for specific patients based on concomitant medical conditions/medications, previous attempts to quit, willingness to quit, access to a prescriber, adherence and other measures and explain the mechanism of action for both bupropion SR and varenicline and how they are different from nicotine replacement therapy.
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists.
Alexander P. Duthler, Pharm.D. cadidate 2018, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
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Continuing Education Credit
Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-004-H01-P; 1.0 contact hour; Initial Release Date: 7/6/17; Expiration Date: 7/6/20
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