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Smoking Cessation - CE207-60
Smoking Cessation
Developing a Workable Program

CE207-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
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The goal of this smoking cessation continuing education program is to help nurses, physicians and respiratory therapists in devising a plan to help patients quit smoking. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the stages of readiness that patients exhibit during the process of smoking cessation
  • Describe three smoking cessation approaches or aids healthcare providers can suggest to patients
  • List three contraindications for nicotine gum and patches

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physicians and respiratory therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 7/16/2017

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