3032-18: Not Your Dad’s (or Mom’s) Cigarettes Anymore: Assessing Tobacco Use Accurately Supports Successful Treatment

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3032-18:  Not Your Dad’s (or Mom’s) Cigarettes Anymore: Assessing Tobacco Use Accurately Supports Successful Treatment

How can one effectively treat something without all the facts? Continued use of tobacco is regularly and unwittingly supported by nurses who don’t use current information. Attend this session and “unpack” what you think you know about treating tobacco dependence. Learn updated, correct information to effectively treat patients.

  Carol A. Essenmacher, DNP, C-TTS

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  49 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to gather accurate tobacco use information in order to individualize effective tobacco and nicotine dependence nursing interventions.

Keywords:  Tobacco, Smoking, Assessment

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.0 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 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 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Friday, October 26, 2018
3:45pm - 4:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2022

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