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WEBINAR: “Connecting to Care – How to Leverage Quitlines to Better Support Your Clients”

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Please join the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF and the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control for this live webinar, “Connecting to Care – How to Leverage Quitlines to Better Support Your Clients” on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 2:00 pm EDT (60 minutes). 

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Explain how incentives like low-cost nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) can help high-risk populations quit smoking and increase successful attempt to quit tobacco. 
  • Assess potential costs and benefits of supplementing quitline services with financial incentives and mailing nicotine patches to Medicaid smokers. 
  • Identify best practices to motivate patients to increase use of quitline services for successful tobacco cessation. 

Chad D. Morris, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program, University of Colorado and Jim Pavlik, M.A., Program and Policy Analyst, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program, University of Colorado, presenting on this important and timely topic. 


One hour of FREE credit can be earned, for participants who join the LIVE session, on June 8, 2020. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email. 

ACCREDITATION FOR RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 183426000. 

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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. 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. 

California Behavioral Science Professionals: 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 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider # 64239. 

DISCLOSURES 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 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: 

Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Dana Lange, Margaret Jaco Manecke, MSSW, Jennifer Matekuare, Chad D. Morris, PhD, Ma Krisanta Pamatmat, MPH, Jim Pavlik, MA, Jessica Safier, MA, , Catherine Saucedo, Steven A. Schroeder, MD, Samara Tahmid, Taslim van Hattum, LCSW, MPH, and Aria Yow, MA. 

Don’t need to claim CME/CEUs? SCLC issues free certificates of attendance for those who want contact hours only.