Beyond the 5 A
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers who provide or want to provide smoking cessation interventions to patients.
Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers who provide or want to provide smoking cessation interventions to patients are encouraged to participate in this online CME/CE activity that summarizes material presented at the Beyond the 5A’s Conference. Beyond the 5 A’s was a meeting held November 13-15, 2013 that brought together public health tobacco cessation experts, systems decision-makers, healthcare providers and researchers to translate recent advances in both evidence and practice into action that will improve the frequency and effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions delivered by healthcare professionals.
This educational activity is presented by National Jewish Health and North American Quitline Consortium in collaboration with the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center.
This educational activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.
Accreditation:National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation:National Jewish Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Listing:Linda A. Bailey, JD, MHS
President and CEO
North American Quitline Consortium
Distinguished Professor of Health and Health Care, Department of Medicine
Director, Smoking Cessation Leadership Center
University of California, San Francisco
- Patient Adherence
- Smoking Cessation
- Preventable Disease
- Apply various strategies for strengthening cessation interventions with patients.
- Identify the changing demographics of tobacco users and approaches for cessation for different populations of tobacco users.
- Understand quitline services and how to incorporate them into your cessation efforts with patients.
- Identify barriers and facilitators to cessation treatment.
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All CME Educational Activities sponsored by National Jewish Health are reviewed by our faculty CME committee to ensure a balanced and evidence-based presentation. Any potential conflict of interest among program faculty has been identified and resolved according to ACCME guidelines.
Andrea Harshman, MHA, CCMEP, CMP
Director, Office of Professional Education
National Jewish Health
Ms. Harshman has no significant financial interests to report.
Linda A. Bailey, JD, MHS
O – Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline
I – Pfizer
Tamatha Thomas-Haase, MPA
Ms. Thomas-Haase has no significant financial interests to report.
David Tinkelman, MD
Dr. Tinkelman has no significant financial interests to report.
Esther Langmack, MD
National Jewish Health
Dr. Langmack has no significant financial interests to report.