Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this smoking cessation educational program is to help respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dietitians/nutritionists, nurses, occupational therapists, and social workers work together to create a successful plan to help patients quit smoking. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Identify the stages of behavior change that patients experience during the process of smoking cessation.
  • Describe three smoking cessation approaches or aids that healthcare providers can suggest to patients.
  • Identify interprofessional healthcare team members and their roles in smoking cessation.
  • Describe key considerations with the seven FDA-approved smoking cessation medications available.
  • Differentiate between potential benefits of electronic cigarettes in aiding smoking cessation and possible safety concerns.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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