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29th Annual Nicotine Dependence Center Conference: Caring for the Hard-to-Reach Patient - LIVESTREAM

March 28, 2022 to March 29, 2022

This course now offers LIVESTREAM attendance only.

Course Directors: Taylor J. Hays M.D. and Michael V. Burke Ed.D., C.T.T.S.

March 28 - 29, 2022 - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota

The 29th Annual Nicotine Dependence Center Conference explores challenges, opportunities and practices to improve access for patients who can benefit from treatment for tobacco use disorder and increase utilization among those who are currently underserved.

Target Audience

This conference is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals experienced in working with tobacco dependent patients, and who are interested in incorporating more effective treatment into their practice along with developing more comprehensive services to meet the needs of highly tobacco dependent patients. Physicians, tobacco treatment specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists, chemical dependency counselors, respiratory therapists, nurses, dental hygienists, wellness coaches, social workers and other allied health professionals may find the conference beneficial in working with this challenging population of patients.

Registration Fees 
M.D., Ph.D., DO$480  
Allied Health Professional, RN., NP, PA, Retiree$350

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe steps important in adapting the electronic health record to deliver automated opt-out referrals for tobacco use.
  • Identify key points of contact in the healthcare process to improve outreach to patients and describe modalities and methods that can improve the likelihood of completed referrals.
  • Define resources to improve messaging and service delivery to underserved populations.
  • Discuss clinical strategies and best practices for care of tobacco use disorder in underserved populations.

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.00 ANCC
  • 12.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/28/2022 - 7:25am
Event ends: 
03/29/2022 - 2:35pm
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Internet Live Activity
Rochester, MN 55905
United States

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):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this livestream activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 12.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses 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

  • 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.00 ANCC
  • 12.00 Attendance
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