Tobacco remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, and disproportionately affects people with mental illness. E-cigarette use in the United States is increasing in the United States and people with mental illness are reporting use that is greater than the general population. Psychiatrists are being faced with questions about use and risks regularly or are often unsure what to recommend to patients. This webinar summarizes tobacco use among those with mental illness, discusses e-cigarettes, and summarizes the most recent recommendations on risks/safety. We also will discuss tobacco cessation as a well offer concrete resources and recommendations to viewers.
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- Cite the epidemiology regarding smokers with mental illness
- Describe e-cigarette use patterns in those with mental illness and in general
- Summarize the evidence based methods of treating tobacco use disorders including 7 FDA approved medications and common psychosocial approaches including the 5 As
- Access resources on smoking cessation education for use later
- Discuss the most up to date data on recommendations on e-cigarettes use
Physicians who have a waiver to treat opioid use disorder in an office-based setting and other interested clinicians.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: June 21, 2017
End Date: June 21, 2020
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 70% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Smita Das, M.D., PhD, MPH, Director of Addiction Treatment Services, Palo Alto VA; Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliate), Stanford University School of Medicine. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Andrew Saxon, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program, University of Washington; Director, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education (CESATE) VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Disclosure: Consultant: Neurocrine Biosciences, Grant/Research: Medicasafe, Inc.
- Beatrice Eld, Former Associate Director, Addiction Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Frances R. Levin, M.D., Kennedy Leavy Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, New York Presbyterian Hospital; Director of Clinical and Educational Activities for the Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute. Disclosure: Consultant: GW Pharmaceuticals, Grant/Research Support: US World Med.
- John A. Renner, Jr., M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training, Boston University Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System. Disclosure: Stock/other financial options: Johnson & Johnson and General Electric.
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