The California Smokers’ Helpline is pleased to host this free webinar, How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Anxiety, on Wednesday, March 23rd from noon to 1pm PST.
The relationship between anxiety and smoking is a significant concern among health professionals. Smokers often use cigarettes to help them manage anxiety. This reliance on cigarettes to reduce anxiety can keep smokers from even trying to quit. And if they do quit, anxiety can trigger relapse. This webinar will address key strategies to help smokers with anxiety to quit.
The following continuing education credits are offered for this course: CA BBS, APA, CCAPP, CAADE, and CME.
This course is designed for primary care providers and behavioral health professionals interested in the most current research surrounding smoking cessation and anxiety.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the evidence regarding tobacco use among patients with anxiety
- Talk with patients or clients about the relationship between anxiety and tobacco cessation
- Identify and implement evidence-based treatment for treating tobacco dependence
Megan Piper, PhD
Associate Director of Research
UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine Accreditation Statement
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine Credit Designation Statement
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live webinar activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mental Health Credit Designation Statements
CE Learning Systems designates this live webinar for a maximum of one credit (1.0), available for members belonging to:
American Psychological Association (APA)
California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE)
Individuals belonging to California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) may earn credit based on the APA approval
The California Smokers' Helpline is a provider approved by California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP-EI), Provider # - 1S-16-241-0118 for 1.0 continuing education hours (CEH).