Tobacco Cessation Pharmacology

Participants will gain an understanding of the impact of tobacco dependence and addiction on stopping tobacco product use. They will learn pharmacology best-practice and approaches for offering support effectively.

Topics include:

  • tobacco cessation pharmacology
  • drug toxicity and medication interactions
  • specific medications metabolized differently when a person stops smoking
  • how to assess the level of nicotine dependence
  • the impact of nicotine withdrawal and how to manage symptoms.

An overview of pharmacotherapy needs of clients in specific sites or populations is highlighted in the e-learning unit.

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