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Thank you for accessing our free CE activity:
Introduction to Behavioral and Mindfulness Interventions for Tobacco Treatment
Learning Objectives:

 

At the end of this activity you will be able to:  

  • Describe the 5 A’s model  

  • Identify success rates of different types and lengths of behavioral treatment  

  • Identify key behavioral strategies  

  • Define lapse & relapse and how to help patients who have experienced either  

  • Identify relapse predictors and how to mitigate them  

  • Describe several characteristics of mindfulness  

  • Identify and describe problems for which mindfulness has been used to help people who smoke  

  • Provide instruction for the following practices:  

    • A moment of mindfulness  

    • Mindful meditation and mindful walking  

    • Mindful smoking reduction   

    • Urge surfing 

This CE activity consists of 3 parts:

Part 1: Video Module (below)

Part 2: Research Articles for Reading and Reflection (click on titles below to download the Open Access articles)

Reflection: What stands out to you from these articles, and how can you apply what you learned to your area of practice? (There will be space for reflection in the required post-course evaluation; link below.)

Part 3: Post-course activity evaluation (required in order to claim CE certificate); link below

Claiming Your CE

 

Once you have completed the activity, please complete the evaluation here. By submitting the evaluation, you attest to completing the full 2 hour CE activity, including the video module and accompanying articles and reflection prompt. CE certificates are generated and emailed on a monthly basis at the beginning of the next calendar month.

Introduction to Behavioral and Mindfulness Interventions for Tobacco Treatment

2.0 CE hours

About Our Course Faculty
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James M. Davis, MD, is an Internal Medicine Physician and Director of the Duke Smoking Cessation Program. Dr. Davis' research interests include mindfulness for smoking cessation and developing new medications for tobacco use disorder. He is a co-founder of the Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program.

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Jill Dirkes, MSW, LCSW, is Administrative Manager of the Duke Smoking Cessation Program, which treats more than 1,500 patients each year. She is a co-founder of the Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program and helped create the foundational behavioral treatment sections for the course.

No speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated financial relationship(s) or commercial bias related to this CE activity. This enduring activity exipres 2 years after launch date.

How to Claim Your CE Credit

Participants who complete this activity will receive up to 2.0 hours of CE credit. CE credits are applicable to physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, nurses, educators, and others. If you have questions about whether your licensing board accepts our course for credit, please inquire with that board before completing the activity.

  • Physician Credit: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Nurse Credit: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 2.0 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

  • Pharmacy Credit: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this knowledge-based activity for 2.0 ACPE credit hours. Activity Numbers: UAN# - JA0000655-0000-22-124-H04-P.

  • Duke Health Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and is authorized to issue IACET CEU, and authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

Once you have completed the activity, please complete the evaluation here. By submitting the evaluation, you attest to completing the full 2 hour CE activity, including the video module and accompanying article and reflection prompt. You should receive your certificate by email at the end of the month in which you completed the activity.

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More CE Content from Duke-UNC TTS

The Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program offers a wide array of courses for medical professionals and community leaders on tobacco treatment and anti-tobacco control policies. 
 

  • Our Comprehensive TTS Program (30 CE hours) combines findings from the most current evidence-based research on pharmacotherapy, population-based issues, practical guidance on running a practice, and targeted skills in tobacco dependence counseling. 
     

  • Our CE Short Courses include Tobacco Treatment in Adolescent and Young Adult Populations, Tobacco Dependence Pharmacotherapy, and Intensive Behavioral Health Approaches to Tobacco Treatment.
     

Click here for more information on our upcoming CE trainings. ​
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