ASK-ADVISE-REFER: A Tobacco Cessation Counseling Protocol for Practicing Pharmacists– In this activity, an expert on smoking cessation strategies discusses a quick, effective protocol for conducting effective counseling with all tobacco users. The activity focuses on the important role of the pharmacist in asking patients about tobacco use, advising them about behavioral counseling and medications that can help in quitting, and referring them to useful resources and programs.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Ask all patients about their tobacco use and initiate a conversation with tobacco users about smoking cessation.
Advise patients of methods and programs to aid in smoking cessation.
Refer patients to appropriate intensive interventions after initiating the cessation process.
1.0 Free CEUs for Pharmacists
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer