Course Tag: module-09


Pharmacological Management of Smoking Cessation

Pharmacological Management of Smoking Cessation: How do hookah/shisha affect the lungs and body? How about electronic cigarettes? In this module, we will discuss some key points about these “alternatives” to smoking cigarettes. We will also describe some of the pharmacological strategies to help patients achieve smoking abstinence as well as some of the potential side effects of these medications.

Objectives:

  • List two myths about Hookah/Shisha
  • Identify medications available to aid in smoking cessation
  • Recognize potential side effects of medications that may be used to help with smoking cessation
  • Identify two facts about electronic cigarettes

CME Credits:  1.0 hrs