Course Details


5 A's Model for Tobacco Cessation

Abstract: This course will provide the clinician with intervention skills to use during tobacco cessation process including the 5's Model.

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Speaker: Vani Nath Simmons, PhD
Speaker Information:

Dr. Vani Nath Simmons is a clinical psychologist with the Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida School of Medicine.

Disclosure Statement: The speaker and planner have no conflicts with the topic presented here and have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Contact Hours: 1 Contact Hour will be awarded to Physicians, Mental Health Professionals, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Respiratory Therapists and Mental Health Professionals.

The Florida Keys Area Health Education Center has approved this course for 1 hour of nursing and social work credit through the Florida Board of Nursing and Florida Board of Social Work, CE Broker Provider # 50-5574.

The Florida AHEC Network is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Florida AHEC Network designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 creditâ„¢ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Objectives: Participants will understand

1. Describe the important role health care providers can play in helping smokers quit.

2. Describe the brief 5A's model of tobacco cessation.

3. Review evidence-based recommendations for assisting smokers with quitting.