Smoking Cessation - Prevention

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Smoking Cessation: Pathophysiology Review and Available Treatment Options
Enduring Education Activity
Start Date: April 15, 2021
Expiration Date: April 15, 2023
1.0 Contact Hours ANCC
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: Free 

Learning Outcomes

  • Attendees will be able to review the current pathophysiological alterations that occur due to acute and chronic cigarette smoke exposure
  • Attendees will be able to recognize and discuss smoking's effects on pharmacokinetics,
  • Attendees will be able to identify why smoking can become addictive and recognize current and potential future FDA-approved treatment options. 

Planning Committee
Maureen Haviaris, BSN, RN

Kenneth Mueller, PharmD

Contact Hours
Attendees may earn 1.0 contact hours by participating in this activity and completing the evaluation.

Claiming Contact Hours
Attendees can earn one nursing contact hour for every hour of educational time. Learners must complete an evaluation to receive contact hours. The evaluation is available after the activity.

Accreditation Statement
This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN). The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure/Conflicts of Interest
The planners and faculty for this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose unless listed below. Any resulting conflicts of interest have been resolved according to ANCC guidance.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
AAHFN did not receive commercial support from any organizations for this activity.