Accreditation and Designation Statements: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®
This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0™. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN PATIENT SAFETY (CPPS)
This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for 1.0 CPPS CE hours.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities, Patient Safety Module - Smoking Cessation in Surgical Patients: How to Help Your Patients Quit and Why It's Important, has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards:
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Disclaimer: The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss with patients the dangers of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes
- List the reasons why smoking cessation in the perioperative period improves patient outcomes
- Create an efficient conversation (Ask-Advise-Refer) with a patient to support smoking cessation
- List resources available to patients looking to quit
All members of the anesthesia care team.
Faculty Disclosures: All faculty, planners and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Tetsu Uejima, M.D., MMM
David Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
Jane Easdown, M.D., FRCPC
Michael Loushin, M.D.
Deborah Schwengel, M.D., M.Ed.
Keith Ruskin, M.D., FASA
Alexander Arriaga, M.D.
Buffy Krauser Lupear, DNP, CRNA, APRN
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