COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is committed to taking care of our patients, learners and staff. Learn more about attendance requirements for live courses and conferences and available COVID-19 online education and resources.

Smoking and COVID-19: For Better or for Worse?


Recorded: 8/19/2020

J. Taylor Hays, MD., Professor of Medicine

Smoking is still the leading cause of death in the United States and in the world. J. Taylor Hays, M.D., a Mayo Clinic General Internist and Director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, discusses recent observational research displaying trends of less severe disease progression with COVID-19 in smokers, reasons why an inverse correlation between smoking prevalence and COVID-19 infection may be observed, and how clinicians should respond.

See the "Program" tab to view the video.  No need to register unless you want to claim credit ($05 fee to claim .25 CME credit hours)

Target Audience

Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, research scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and anyone with a particular interest in prevention, treatment, and patient care.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

  • Recall the effects of smoking on the lungs and specifically ACE2 regulation
  • Recall current experimental data suggests smoking will lead to worse COVID-19 outcomes
  • Recall the need to document cigarette and e-cigarette use in patient history and offer help to those using tobacco

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Additional Information

AttachmentSize
PDF icon Additional Information and Disclosure105.28 KB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/30/2021
Course expires: 
07/13/2023
Cost:
$5.00
Part of: 

You are invited to watch the video at no cost:


To Register and Claim Credit for this segment (.25 hours / $5), follow these steps: 

  1. Select Register Now.
  2. Complete the checkout process.
  3. Once you complete your registration, click the “view course page” hyperlink.
  4. Select the Start button, and then select Start Course button at the bottom of the screen. 
  5. Complete the quiz, fill out the evaluation and claim credit. 
  6. If you need additional assistance, contact us or call our toll-free number, 1-800-323-2688.

 

J. Taylor Hays, MD.
Faculty
Professor of  Medicine
Director, Nicotine Dependence Center
Consultant, Division of Internal Medicine 
Department of Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN

Devyani Lal, M.D.
Course Director

Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of       
Continuous Professional Development     
Professor of Otolaryngology,
College of Medicine
Chair, Division of Rhinology
Mayo Clinic in Arizona


 

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.





Credit Statement(s)

AMA
The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$5.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

Any use of this site constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Online Registration.