1013-16: Tobacco Dependence Treatment: Neurobiology through Public Policy

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Recorded On: 06/11/2016

1013-16: Tobacco Dependence Treatment: Neurobiology through Public Policy

This session will discuss the prevalence of tobacco use and tobacco control efforts among groups with psychiatric mental health diagnoses. The major approaches to reducing the burden of tobacco that involve prevention, behavioral interventions, pharmacologic interventions and policy-based control methods will be described.

Presenter: Mary Ellen Wewers, PhD, RN

Disclosures: The speaker has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with NIH funding.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Session Length: 80 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

Session Objectives:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. To describe prevalence of tobacco use among patients with mental illness.
2. To characterize a new theory about the neurobiology of nicotine addiction.
3. To describe evidence-based clinical interventions for tobacco dependence treatment for patients/clients with mental illness.
4. To discuss policy level tobacco control interventions for implementation in health care settings and communities.

Keywords: Tobacco

Continuing Nursing Education
1.25 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 14th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor
Sunday, June 11, 2016
9:45am – 11:15am

Release Date: July 29, 2016 
The contact hours for this session expire: September 1, 2019

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