Implementing Smoking Cessation Services in the Pharmacy   (OPA)



This online professional development program provides pharmacists with an overview of concepts and best-practice approaches currently used in the management of smoking cessation by healthcare professionals. Practical information on how to set up and run a smoking cessation clinic is also presented to assist pharmacists who are interested in starting such initiatives.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify patients who smoke
  • Identify smokers who may be willing to make an attempt to quit smoking
  • Perform a smoking cessation intervention
  • Understand the training requirements for reimbursement
  • Discuss a pharmacy team approach to smoking cessation program implementation
  • List the set up and preparation steps needed to operate a smoking cessation program
  • Prepare a smoking cessation program in a community pharmacy setting
  • Support patients through the quit smoking process to achieve success
  • Document and bill for smoking cessation interventions

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Member Rate: $100.00

Non-Member Rate: $300.00