Course Details

A Brief Tobacco Intervention

Abstract: This course provides information about Brief Tobacco Interventions in Primary Care, including CDC recommendations, pharmacology updates and motivational interview techniques. 

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Speaker: Brigitta Nuccio, PA-C
Speaker Information:

Mrs. Brigitta Nuccio is a nationally certified and Florida licensed Physician Assistant and a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist. Upon receiving a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Florida in 2002, Mrs. Nuccio began her career in Primary Care. In 2007, Mrs. Nuccio decided to focus exclusively on Tobacco Cessation and Training. For seven years, Mrs. Nuccio had been employed by the Big Bend Area Health Education Center in Tallahassee, Florida and was solely responsible for overseeing a satellite office in Marianna, Florida. She facilitated Quit Smoking Now and Tools to Quit classes throughout various communities and worksites in Florida. She also trained countless cessation facilitators, healthcare professionals, and students.

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: MD, DO, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse.

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

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.