Pharmacists' Prescribing for Tobacco Cessation Medications

October 12, 2021
Noon–1:00 p.m. ET
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CPE Activity Announcement

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Noon–1:00 p.m. ET
Universal Activity Number (UAN):
0581-0000-21-135-L01-P
0581-0000-21-135-H01-P

Presented by the Public Health SIG.

This live, 1 hour CE Webinar will provide pharmacists with the knowledge to assist their patients in quitting and prescribing tobacco cessation medications. The tobacco cessation medications will be compared, including safety and efficacy data. In addition, recommendations on developing a treatment regimen including doses, routes, and the frequency of administration will be reviewed.

Target Audience:

Practitioners assisting patients with quitting tobacco.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Compare various tobacco cessation medications, including the safety and efficacy data, for the management of cessation.
  • Develop a treatment regimen that incorporates effective tobacco cessation medications, including drugs, doses, routes, and frequency of administration.
  • Describe the services provided by the tobacco quitline (1-800-QUIT NOW).

Moderator:

Nicole Lodise, Pharm.D., TTS
Professor of Pharmacy Practice 
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Panelists:

Karen Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh, CTTS
Professor
Purdue University

Frank Vitale, MA
Adjunct Professor
Purdue University

Robin Corelli, Pharm.D., CTTS
Professor
University of California, San Francisco
 

 ACPE Logo AACP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacists' Prescribing for Tobacco Cessation Medications Webinar (UAN: 0581-0000-21-135-L01-P and 0581-0000-21-135-H01-P) is designed as an application-based CPE activity and is approved for 1 hour of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.1 CEU). To obtain CPE credit for the live webinar, pharmacists must attend the webinar on 10/12/2021, register, complete and submit the CE session evaluation for the webinar by accessing the online AACP Continuing Education Administration software program, Learning Express CE. The deadline to complete the evaluation to obtain CPE credit for the live webinar is 11/12/2021.

Pharmacists who wish to complete the webinar as a home study CE, must register, view the webinar in its entirety, complete a post-assessment and evaluation via Learning Express CE before the CE expiration date of 10/12/2024.  A passing score of 80% or higher on the post-assessment is required to obtain CPE credit. 

Instructions for Claiming CPE Credit for the Live Webinar: 

Please go to Learning Express CE at: https://aacp.learningexpressce.com/. Click the "Pharmacists' Prescribing for Tobacco Cessation Medications" link under the Live CPD Activity tab and click “Register Now”.  Login to your Learning Express CE account if you are a registered user. If you are a new user, please create your account utilizing your AACP email and password. (Be sure to include your correct NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate in MM/DD format in your Learning Express CE profile. Verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered into your Learning Express CE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Failure to ensure this information is identical in both programs will jeopardize your earning CE credits.) Confirm your selection and click “Register”. When you are ready, complete and submit the evaluation. Upon successful completion of the evaluation, LECE will transmit the CPE credit information to the regulatory bodies at NABP and ACPE. Pharmacists should login to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed. Access to the evaluation in Learning Express CE will be denied after 11/12/2021.

Instructions for Claiming CPE Credit for Recorded Webinar:

Please go to the Learning Express CE (LECE) site and click the “Distance” tab.  Select the "Pharmacists' Prescribing for Tobacco Cessation Medications" link and click the “Purchase Now” button. Login to LECE if you are a registered user or create your account if you are a new user. Verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered in your LECE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Confirm your selection and enter the promotional code in the “Coupon” box. (AACP members should go to AACP Connect to obtain the promotional code). Click the “Register” button to apply the code. If you are a non-member, please enter your payment details and click the Register button. After you have successfully registered for the program, you will be able to view the recorded webinar. In order to obtain CPE credit, you must view the webinar in its entirety, complete the post-assessment and evaluation. Note, you will be able to retake the assessment if you do not achieve a score of 80% or higher. Pharmacists must complete all the required components by 10/12/2024 in order to obtain credit. CPE credit information will be transmitted to NABP and ACPE. Pharmacists should login to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed. 

Hardware/Software Requirements:

The webinar series is being conducted through the GoToWebinar platform. Access to GoToWebinar is necessary to participate in the live version of the Webinar. Additionally, participants will need a working internet connection, (a web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome is recommended) speakers/headphones for audio capability, and Adobe Reader to open select pdf files. 

Fees:

This series comes at no charge to AACP Members (live or recorded). Non-Members will be charged a nominal fee of $10 for access to the recorded webinar(s) and its associated continuing education (CE) credit(s).  

Sponsored by:

No financial support was identified for any component of this educational activity.

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