Almost 1 in 5 adults smoke, totaling a staggering 45.3 million Americans. Smoking rates have declined since the 1960’s when almost half of Americans were smokers. As of 2010, 19.3% of citizens smoked. Even with the decline over the years, smoking is still a major health problem accounting for $170 billion in health care costs and 443,000 deaths each year in just the United States alone. To this day, tobacco use is still the single largest preventable cause of death in the United States.
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The authors would like to acknowledge the support and mentorship of Jessica Kerr, Pharm.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy.
- Identify the steps involved in assessing a patient’s readiness to quit tobacco products
- List cessation support techniques pharmacists can use to assist patients.
- Categorize pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment approaches to smoking cessation.
- Describe common misconceptions about smokeless tobacco products
Brief Bio : Currently a fourth year pharmacy student at the SIUE School of Pharmacy. Ray is involved in leadership activities and community outreach.
Disclosure : Ray Jhala has completed and submitted the SIUE School of Pharmacy Continuing Pharmacy Education Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Brief Bio : Currently a fourth year pharmacy student at the SIUE School of Pharmacy. She will practice pharmacy after graduating in May 2016.
Disclosure : Taylor Hunt has completed and submitted the SIUE School of Pharmacy Continuing Pharmacy Education Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Release Date: Mar 25, 2016
Credit Expiration Date: Mar 25, 2019