St. Peter’s Health Partners Community Health Programs and The Medical Society of the State of New York are hosting a one-hour webinar on evidence-based treatment for tobacco dependence. Participating physicians can earn a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
The webinar will take place:
Tuesday, December 4
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
The presenter is Michael B. Steinberg, MD, MPH, FACP, Professor and Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Director of the Rutgers Tobacco Dependence Program.
The program will offer in-depth, clinical training on the seven FDA-recommended cessation aides/medication and their proper dispensing to improve tobacco cessation attempt outcomes. Information on billing for tobacco cessation services and the benefits provided by public insurance plans will also be addressed.
- Increase their knowledge of the seven FDA-approved tobacco treatment pharmcotherapies.
- Counsel smokers by prescribing tobacco treatment pharmacotherapy to improve their tobacco cessation attempt outcomes, including the use of combination therapy.
- Increase their knowledge in regard to public insurance plans that cover NRTs.
- Understand the importance of implementing a tobacco dependence treatment policy within their practice which includes the 5As.
To register: Click here or call Community Health Programs at 518-459-2550.