Pharmacotherapy Matters: Why Medication Therapy is an Integral Part of Tobacco Cessation Treatment

Microsoft Teams - Virtual Webinar

10/25/2022

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Overview

Tuesday, October 25, 2022   12:00 -1:00 pm CT

Pharmacotherapy Matters: Why Medication Therapy is an Integral Part of Tobacco Cessation Treatment

Presenter: Heather Kraling-Coons, MA, NCTTP

Overview: Tobacco dependence is a chronic disease and treatment should address the physical and behavioral aspects of the dependence. Offering tobacco cessation medications benefits the tobacco user by reducing both withdrawal symptoms and cravings, which allows the user to focus on changing behaviors.

Registration Information

The Fall 2022 Webinar Series are provided in a Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting. You will receive the link in a welcome email after completing registration. The cost for each session is $30.00.  You will receive 1 CEH for each session attended.

Please plan to join us and register for all three Fall 2022 Webinar Series Sessions!

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022    12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT

Pain and the (Cigarette) Butt: Examining the Challenges of Quitting Smoking for People Living with Chronic Pain

Presenter: Jennifer Burden, PhD

Overview: This webinar is designed to educate health care providers about the unique challenges associated with motivating patients living with chronic pain to quit smoking.  Presenter describes the psychological experience of pain and untangles the way it perpetuates the smoking habit. Presenter and participants explore the misconception that “smoking provides pain relief” and examine how it contributes to patients’ hesitancy to quit. Presenter illuminates the way motivational interviewing can circumvent these unique barriers to smoking cessation.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022   12:00 -1:00 pm CT

Pharmacotherapy Matters: Why Medication Therapy is an Integral Part of Tobacco Cessation Treatment

Presenter: Heather Kraling-Coons, MA, NCTTP

Overview: Tobacco dependence is a chronic disease and treatment should address the physical and behavioral aspects of the dependence. Offering tobacco cessation medications benefits the tobacco user by reducing both withdrawal symptoms and cravings, which allows the user to focus on changing behaviors.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022   12:00 - 1:00 pm CT

When A Woman Wants to Quit:  Bringing the Kaleidoscope of Issues into Focus

Presenter:  Barbara Dallavalle, MA, LP, NCTTP

Overview:  From physiological challenges, mood swings, to an increased risk of medical consequences, while a woman may have more reasons to quit, she may also have more difficulty doing so as compared to a man.  Come explore an array of those hidden challenges that can undermine a woman’s efforts to quit for good. 

 


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