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The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) is pleased to invite you to its next free webinar: “Engaging Health Professionals and Strengthening Smoking Cessation Interventions: Success Stories from Family Physicians, Respiratory Therapists and Psychiatric Nurseson Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at 1:00pm ET (90 minutes).

We are honored to have the following speakers presenting on this topic for us:


  • Saria Saccocio, MD, MHA, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
  • Shawna Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS RRT-ACCS AE-C FAARC, Associate Executive Director-Education, American Association for Respiratory Care
  • Carol Essenmacher, DNP, C-TTS, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Tobacco Treatment Coordinator, Battle Creek VA Medical Center
  • Daryl Sharp, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of Care Management, Accountable Health Partners


Webinar Objectives:

  1. Discuss the current environment surrounding tobacco and nicotine addiction and a comprehensive approach to address challenges
  2. Describe ways to engage professional colleagues in educational, clinical and research initiatives focused on tobacco dependence
  3. Identify tools and resources developed by AAFP, AARC and APNA to apply to your organization or setting

REGISTER HERE:  https://cc.readytalk.com/r/t4h7jthkpfhf&eom


Saria Saccocio, MD, MHA, FAAFP, Shawna Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS RRT-ACCS AE-C FAARC,Carol Essenmacher DNP, C-TTS, Daryl Sharp, PhD, RN, FAAN, Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Gil Lorenzo, Jennifer Matekuare, Roxana Said, MPH, Catherine Saucedo, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD have disclosed no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who have provided products or services relating to their presentation or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity.

NEW Accreditation for respiratory therapists:

This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.50 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063, Course # 148131000


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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.

Advance Practice Registered Nurses and 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.

Social Workers: This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you a social worker in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

CME/CEUs will be available for participants who join the LIVE session, on January 31, 2017. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.

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 Roxana Said, SCLC Project Coordinator, at roxana.said@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.


January 31, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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