Course Details

Pharmacotherapy of Smoking Cessation

Abstract: This presentation will describe the pharmacological effects of nicotine and explain the addiction mechanism for those who use tobacco products. Additional course content will include FDA-approved products for smoking cessation treatment and describe appropriate pharmacotherapy for tobacco users.

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Speaker: Jose Barboza, PharmD
Speaker Information:

Jose Barboza is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at the University of South Florida School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. Jose graduated from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and specializes in ambulatory care. His practice interests include diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, dyslipidemia, anticoagulation, hypertension, rural and indigent healthcare, and smoking cessation.

Disclosure Statement: Neither the speaker or the activity planners have any conflicts with the topic presented here.

Contact Hours: 1 Contact Hour will be awarded to Physicians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Dentists and Dental Hygienists.

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.

Keys AHEC has approved this course for 1 hour of nursing credit through the Florida Board of Nursing, CE Broker Provider # 50-5574.

Keys AHEC has approved this course for 1 hour of dental credit through the Florida Board of Dentistry, CE Broker Provider # 50-5574.