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The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) is pleased to invite you to this free webinar: “Quitlines and Behavioral Health: The Hidden Resource” on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 1:00pm EDT (90 minutes).


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


  • Linda A. Bailey, JD, MHS, President and CEO, North American Quitline Consortium
  • Etta Short, MS, Director, Clinical Development and Support, Optum
  • Robert Vargas, MSW, MPH, Manager – Clinical and Quality Support, Optum


Webinar Objectives:

  1. Identify key milestones in the development of promising practices for behavioral health by the quitline community
  2. Describe five components of a quitline tobacco cessation program tailored for callers who report a behavioral health condition.
  3. Describe the outcomes of a tobacco cessation behavioral health program pilot.



REGISTER HERE: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/6vlu3zhldi7q&eom


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 1.5 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 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.


CME/CEUs will be available for participants who join the LIVE session, on April 12, 2017. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.




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 faculty 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:


Linda A. Bailey, JD, MHS, Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Jennifer Matekuare, Roxana Said, MPH, Catherine Saucedo, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD


The following faculty speakers have disclosed a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with a commercial company who has provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity.  All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support:


Etta Short – Employee of Optum

Robert Vargas, MSW, MPH – Employee of Optum


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.


April 12, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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