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Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF for this live webinar, “A Comprehensive Look at the Health Effects of Nicotine” on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 1:00 pm EST (60 minutes).

Featuring Neal L. Benowitz, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, presenting on this important and timely topic.


Webinar Objectives


  1. Describe major safety concerns for nicotine, independent of combusted tobacco
  2. Identify nicotine levels and pharmacokinetics from various tobacco products, and implications for addiction and disease risk
  3. Explain potential effects of nicotine on the developing fetal and adolescent brains
  4. Describe cardiovascular and respiratory concerns from nicotine with use of electronic nicotine delivery devices.


REGISTER HERE:       https://cc.readytalk.com/r/opvk8bgwanyf&eom


One hour of FREE credit can be earned, for participants who join the LIVE session, on December 12, 2019. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.



This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 182439000.


ACCME Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.


Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.


Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.


California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 CreditTM. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.


California Behavioral Science Professionals: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for behavioral health providers. UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.


Course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider # 64239.



This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

The following speakers, moderators and planning committee members have disclosed they have no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who have provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity:

Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Jennifer Lucero, MA, MS, Jennifer Matekuare, Ma Krisanta Pamatmat, MPH, Jessica Safier, MA, Catherine Saucedo, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD.

Don’t need to claim CME/CEUs?  SCLC issues free certificates of attendance for those who want contact hours only.


Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues.  For questions, contact Jennifer Matekuare, SCLC Operations Manager, at Jennifer.matekuare@ucsf.edu or call toll-free (877) 509-3786.  This webinar will be recorded and may be viewed online on the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center’s website after the presentation.


December 12, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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