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How to Talk With Patients About Smoking Cessation and Anxiety

About the Course:

The relationship between anxiety and smoking is a significant concern among health professionals. Smokers often use cigarettes to help them manage anxiety. This reliance on cigarettes to reduce anxiety can keep smokers from even trying to quit. And if they do quit, anxiety can trigger relapse. This webinar will address key strategies to help smokers with anxiety to quit.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, How to Talk With Patients About Smoking Cessation and Anxiety created by Megan Piper, PhD in 2016.

Publication Date:

March 23rd, 2016

Course Material Author

Megan Piper, PhD

Megan Piper is an assistant professor in the University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine and a lead researcher at UW-CTRI. Megan is most interested in understanding tobacco dependence, because “if we understand it better, we can treat it better.”

She is also interested in specific groups of smokers who have more difficulty quitting, such as women and smokers with mental illness. Megan analyzes data, writes papers and works with the data department to manage research data. Megan started at UW-CTRI in 1999 when she worked on the Public Health Service Guideline: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence that was published in 2000. She recently served as the Project Scientist for the 2008 PHS Guideline update.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Dr. Gibson is a Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years in research, clinical and consulting practice. He has also held leadership roles in research administration and program evaluation and more recently has specialized in program evaluation and system analysis. He draws upon his years of expertise as a practicing psychologist, administrator, researcher and technologist to help universities evaluate their programs to implement, meet, and maintain CACREP standards.

Recommended For:

This course is designed for primary care providers and behavioral health professionals interested in the most current research and effective interventions surrounding smoking cessation and anxiety.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the evidence regarding tobacco use among patients with anxiety

  2. Talk with patients or clients about the relationship between anxiety and tobacco cessation

  3. Identify and implement evidence-based treatment for treating tobacco dependence

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Anxiety Webinar

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Course Number 102193
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  • Recorded Webinar
Exam Fee: $5.97 No exam fee with a membership package!
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