Smoking Cessation

This course is designed to provide physicians with the tools to implement evidence-based behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions for smoking cessation. Approved for ABIM MOC points.

ABIM MOC 

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

Target Audience

Family Physicians, General Internists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Respiratory Therapists.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement strategies to effectively motivate smoking cessation behaviors in patients.
  • Examine pharmacologic options for smoking cessation therapies. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009 Nov;66(11):1253-62. A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial of 5 smoking cessation pharmacotherapies. Piper ME1, Smith SS, Schlam TR, Fiore MC, Jorenby DE, Fraser D, Baker TB.

N Engl J Med 2013; 368:341-350January 24, 2013 21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States Prabhat Jha, M.D., Chinthanie Ramasundarahettige, M.Sc., Victoria Landsman, Ph.D., Brian Rostron, Ph.D., Michael Thun, M.D., Robert N. Anderson, Ph.D., Tim McAfee, M.D., and Richard Peto, F.R.S.

Resources: 
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
12/01/2015
Course expires: 
12/01/2017

Michael Hernandez, M.D.
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine and eICU
Baptist, South Miami, Doctors, Homestead, Mariners and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Michael Hernandez, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentations or discussions. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer 

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/01/2015
Course expires: 
12/01/2017
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