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AONN+ Midyear 2021 Virtual Conference

THUR01 - General Session 1| Smoking Cessation


May 13, 2021 9:00am ‐ May 13, 2021 10:15am


Description

This presentation will discuss the current state of tobacco use in the United States, including how e-cigarettes factor into the smoking picture. Smoking cessation strategies from a multidisciplinary perspective will be addressed, to help navigators support their patients/community in this process. Both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions will be reviewed, with the ultimate goal of preventing relapse.

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the current state of tobacco use in the United States and its impact on cancer risk
  • List at least 3 smoking cessation strategies that navigators can facilitate to support their patients
  • Describe at least 3 factors important to preventing relapse

Speaker(s):

  • Kevin S. Ferentz, MD, Chairman, Department of Family Medicine, Greater Baltimore Medical Center

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