First-Line Treatments for Smoking Cessation (P)

First-Line Treatments for Smoking Cessation (P)

Learning Objectives

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. 

Knowledge-type Activity

Target Audience
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists.

Faculty
Alexander P. Duthler, Pharm.D. cadidate 2018, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

Directions to View Activity and Receive Credit
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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


Disclosure Statement
The authors have indicated that they do not have any conflicts of interest, nor do they have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.

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Internet Requirements
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Contact Information
For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA Education Planning Assistant Chelsea Boucha at (517) 377-0225 or Chelsea@MichiganPharmacists.org 

Activity Fees

Member Price: 7.00

Standard Price: 15.00