Nursing Strategies for Smoking Cessation
The authors outline the practical components of the guidelines to assist nurses in the delivery of tobacco dependence treatment options. Behavioral modifications, social support, and a comprehensive review of pharmacological therapy are discussed.
Purpose/Goal: To provide the staff nurse with an overview of the U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline, "Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence."
1. Describe the impact of smoking as it relates to the number of deaths in United States.
2. State three adverse outcomes of cigarette smoking.
3. Identify three health related outcomes of smoking cessation.
4. Discuss three current treatment options for smoking cessation.
5. List three strategies for modifying smoking behavior.
Kristine K. Browning, PhD, CNP, is a Research Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University's College of Nursing and has practiced as an oncology nurse practitioner since 1999. She has participated in tobacco control research since 1996. Her program of research focuses on testing evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment in high risk and underserved populations.
Kathleen Oare Lindell, PhD, RN, is the clinical nurse specialist and nursing manager for the Dorothy P. and Richard P. Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Lindell's nursing focus has been on caring for patients with lung disease. More recently, she has focused on patients with interstitial lung disease, particularly patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and their care partner. She has also participated in several clinical and research projects about asthma, smoking cessation, oxygen therapy, and IPF.
The planner and authors of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this CNE activity.
Contact Hours: 1.15
Expiration Date: 12/31/2013
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