Pharmacists to help consumers stop using tobacco

May 8, 2006

The Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation has launched a CEprogram designed to teach pharmacists how to apply evidence-basedmethods to motivate, educate, and assist consumers in their effortsto quit using tobacco.

The Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation has launched a CE program designed to teach pharmacists how to apply evidence-based methods to motivate, educate, and assist consumers in their efforts to quit using tobacco. The multipronged initiative includes the upcoming launch of an official Web site and the publication of a series of scientific articles that focus on cessation of tobacco use. The CE will be offered via a Speaker's Bureau to regional and state pharmacy organizations across the United States. The Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation is an outgrowth of the National Pharmacists' Summit on Tobacco Cessation sponsored by ASHP in 2004.

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