Attention Medicaid and NYS Physicians:
Why You Should Attend
This program will provide an evidence-based, non-biased review of current guideline recommendations on the management of nicotine dependence.
New York State Medicaid Providers
All prescribers are welcome to participate.
1) Define nicotine dependence
2) Identify tools to assess a patient’s willingness to quit
3) Discuss opportunities for behavioral interventions (e.g., behavioral support, counseling and self-help materials) and pharmacotherapy for patients motivated to quit
4) Determine appropriate nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) or non-nicotine pharmacologic combinations that best meets patient’s goals and needs
There is no registration fee for this program.
The program is supported by the NYSDOH MPEP program.
Diana Nagrecha, PharmD
Academic Educator, NYSMPEP, Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.