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Tobacco Use Treatment in Cancer Care — RN and Allied Health Lecture

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Understanding Treatment Plans and Clinical Trials

UNC Cancer Network Presents an RN and Allied Health Lecture

 

Ellen Ruebush, LCSW, LCAS, NCTTP

Ellen Ruebush, LCSW, LCAS, NCTTP

Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Tobacco Treatment Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Colleen Meyer, MSW, LCSW

Colleen Meyer, MSW, LCSW

Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Tobacco Treatment Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Tobacco Use Treatment in Cancer Care

 

Lecture Description

Patients who stop using tobacco have improved cancer treatment outcomes and decreased treatment-related side effects, making tobacco use treatment an essential component of cancer care. This lecture will present evidence-based treatment for tobacco use, including guidelines for brief intervention and for prescribing tobacco cessation medications.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Describe evidence based brief behavioral interventions for tobacco use treatment.
  • Identify standard of care cessation medications and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Recognize special considerations for providing tobacco use treatment to oncology patients.

 

Register to Attend via Zoom Webinar to be Available Soon


To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit for this Live Lecture:
  • Attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
  • After the live lecture, complete an evaluation and download your certificate.
  • The Live Activity Evaluation Instructions and password for the evaluation is provided after the lecture to those who attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
    • At a designated site, the site coordinator will provide the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions.
    • With Zoom Webinar, an email containing a link to the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions will be sent within 24 hours of the lecture
  • You have 7 days from the date of this lecture to complete your electronic evaluation and claim a certificate of credit.
Lecture Resources:
  • Certification Flyers ( JPEG | PDF ) (Coming soon)
  • Presentation Handout (Coming soon)
  • MediaSite Live Link (Livestream of lecture; recording available for viewing within 48 hours of lecture.)

 

UNCCN Site Coordinators:
  • All documents and information for UNCCN Site Coordinators (including connection information, presentation handout, and links to obtain certificates) can be accessed on the UNC Cancer Network Learning Portal.

 

Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Continuing Education Credit:
  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in December 2019. Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

UNC Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu