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Reducing Secondhand Smoke Exposure for Your Patients: Practical Office Counseling Techniques

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI). Funded through an educational grant from US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This activity is no longer available for CME/CE credit but may be viewed for informational purposes.

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Target Audience:
Pediatricians; Pediatric allergist/immunologists; Nurses; Physician assistants; Respiratory therapists.

Medium and Method of Physician Participation:
Reducing Secondhand Smoke Exposure for Your Patients: Practical Solutions consists of three educational modules to assess participants knowledge of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure with 15 minute didactic presentations with lecture notes followed by a series of case studies. To complete this activity:
1. Review the target audience, learning objectives and disclosures
2. Select and view the individual educational module of your choice. Each educational module will include detailed learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
3. Complete the activity evaluation.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Motivational Interviewing and the 5 A’s Approach to Smoking Intervention in the Pediatric Office Setting:

  • Describe the role of motivational interviewing in creating a therapeutic alliance with patients.
  • Describe the steps of the 5A's smoking intervention as recommended by the US Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  • Describe behavioral and pharmacological aids that can assist in smoking cessation attempts.
  • Identify systemic and personal barriers to implementing smoking cessation in the pediatric office setting.

Promoting Smoke Free Homes in Your Practice (Systems Change):

  • Recognize the importance of creating a system within a practice to address parental smoking, with advice on how to quit
  • Identify how to implement small changes using a Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycle
  • Identify the evidence supporting smoking cessation counseling in pediatric practice
  • Identify how to apply evidence-based smoking cessation counseling techniques to your practice - While addressing all the other needs of your practice!

Special Populations:]

  • Identify adolescent tobacco use including epidemiology, risk factors, smokers’ characteristics, addiction, and approaches to promote cessation
  • Identify how to prevent teen smoking
  • Identify smoking among other "special" populations
    • People with substance abuse, mental illness
    • Gay and lesbian smokers
    • Minority populations

AAAAI Disclosure Policy:
Pursuant to the Code of Ethics for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and the Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the AAAAI requires disclosure of certain information from faculty members of educational activities designated for CME credit by the AAAAI. Prior to the activity, faculty members are required to disclose all relationships that meet the following parameters:

  • Employment. Name of employer and job title.
  • Financial interests. All organizations, other than the employer, from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household receives annual remuneration in any amount (including grants, honoraria and counseling fees).
  • Research interests. All organizations which support research projects for which the faculty member or member of his/her immediate family or household serves as an investigator.
  • Organizational interests. All organizations, other than the AAAAI, for which the faculty member holds volunteer positions.
  • Gifts. All organizations from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household have received a gift of any amount in the last year.
  • Other interests. All interests of the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household that would be judged by a majority of his/her peers to be more than casual and/or likely to impact his/her ability to exercise independent judgment. This includes any financial interest in or relationship with any manufacturer of a commercial product, and any financial interest or relationship with any organization that provides commercial support to AAAAI- sponsored educational activities.

The information disclosed by the design committee members of this activity is reported below for the review and information of activity participants.

Design Committee Members and their Disclosures:
Sophie J. Balk, MD, MPH, FAAP: Employment: Pediatrician, Monefiore Medical Center; Financial: Nothing to disclose; Research: Nothing to disclose; Organizational: Nothing to disclose; Gifts: Nothing to disclose; Other: Nothing to disclose.

Dana Best, MD, MPH, FAAP: Employment: Physician, Children’s National Medical Center; Financial: Grant – Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute; Consultant – Enoch & Kildoff, LLP, National Institutes of Health; Research: Grant – Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute; National Institutes of Health; Organizational: American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee Member; Gifts: Nothing to disclose; Other: Nothing to disclose .

Stanley Goldstein, MD, FAAAAI: Employment: Allergy and Asthma Care of Long Island: Director; Financial: Novartis: Clinical research, speakers bureau; GlaxoSmithKline: Clinical research, speakers bureau; Schering Plough: Clinical research, speakers bureau; Sanofi Aventis: Clinical research, speakers bureau; Merck: Clinical research, speakers bureau; Genentech: Clinical research, speakers bureau; Hoffman La-Roche: Clinical research; Amgen: Clinical research; Skye Pharma: Clinical research; Allergy Therapeutics: Clinical research: Apotex: Clinical research; Cobalis: Clinical research; AstraZeneca: Speakers bureau; Research: Novartis: Clinical research; GlaxoSmithKline: Clinical research; Schering Plough: Clinical research; Sanofi Aventis: Clinical research; Merck: Clinical research; Genentech: Clinical research; Hoffman La-Roche: Clinical research; Amgen: Clinical research; Skye Pharma: Clinical research; Allergy Therapeutics: Clinical research; Apotex: Clinical research; Cobalis: Clinical research; Organizational: Asthma Coalition of Long Island: Chair; NYS Asthma Guideline Expert Panel: Member; Gifts: Nothing to disclose; Other: Nothing to disclose

Sawida Kamara, MPH: Employment: Senior Project Coordinator, Children’s National Medical Center; Financial: Nothing to disclose; Research: Nothing to disclose; Organizational: Nothing to disclose; Gifts: Nothing to disclose; Other: Nothing to disclose.

Colleen Kraft, MD: Employment: Pediatrician, Pediatric and Adolescent Health Partners; Financial: [Discontinued All as of 3/1/08] Speakers Bureau – Merck (Vaccine Division), GlaxoSmithKline, MedImmune, Sanofi-Pasteur; Research: Nothing to disclose; Organizational: American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter President, VA Chapter, Medical Home Plan, Inc., Medical Director, Greater Richmond ACC, Medical Director; Gifts: Nothing to disclose; Other: Nothing to disclose.
Dottie Schell, BS, AN, CTAS: Employment: State Wide Director Tobacco Education Programs, PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics; Financial: Nothing to disclose; Research: Nothing to disclose; Organizational: Nothing to disclose; Gifts: Nothing to disclose; Other: Nothing to disclose.

Susanne E. Tanski, MD, MPH, FAAP: Employment: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School; Financial: Nothing to disclose; Research: Grantee - Flight Attendants Medical Research Institute, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Grantee/co-investigator – National Cancer Institute; Organizational: Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics; Member-Ambulatory Pediatrics Association and Docs for Tots; Board Member – Media Power; Gifts: Nothing to disclose; Other: Nothing to disclose.

Release date:
Credit is no longer available for this activity.

Questions:
Activity-related questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org


 

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