By the end of the webinar, you will be able to:
1. Describe U.S. military veterans’ use of five tobacco product types: cigarettes, cigars, roll-your-own tobacco, pipes, and smokeless tobacco.
2. Identify population-wide, evidence-based policy solutions that will reduce smoking among veterans.
3. Describe rates of smoking among veterans receiving health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and tobacco use treatment in the VA.
Instructions for CME/CEU Credit:The CME registration site for this live activity has closed. The recorded version of this webinar will be available for credit by June 30th.
California Marriage & Family Therapists: 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 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences
ACCREDITATION FOR RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS
This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.5 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 # 150993000.
If you would like to claim CRCE credit, email Jennifer Matekuare and include your name, credentials, AARC #, and state of residence.
Certificates of Attendance
For certificates of attendance for contact hours earned for this webinar click here to generate a certificate (best viewed in Adobe Acrobat).
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:
Brian S. Armour, PhD, Kim W. Hamlett-Berry, PhD, Michael A. Tynan, Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Jennifer Matekuare, Roxana Said, MPH, Catherine Saucedo, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD
- CDC MMWR: Tobacco Product Use Among Military Veterans — United States, 2010–2015
- VA Quitline – 1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8838)
- VA Tobacco and Health Program Resources:
- SmokefreeVET – smokefree.gov/veterans
- Cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation treatment initiated during psychiatric hospitalization: analysis from a randomized, controlled trial, Paul Barnett et al. J Clin Psychiatry. 2015.
- Department of Defense Survey of Health Related Behaviors among Active Military – February 2013