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

November 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Tobacco Use Treatment in Cancer Care
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents an RN and Allied Health Lecture with “FREE CNE, ACPE, and ASRT continuing education credits

 

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.

 

 


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Details

Date:
November 13, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

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