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Dr. Kenneth A. Perkins and K.N. Roy Chengappa review the latest data of smoking prevalence and also provide treatments that aid smoking cessation in patients with serious mental illness.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recall the rates of smoking in persons with mental illness in the USA compared to the general population
  • Analyze efficacy and safety data for pharmacological treatments that aid smoking cessation among smokers with serious mental illness

Disclaimers:

Dr. Kenneth A. Perkins has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: Supported by NIH grant DA035774. 

K.N. Roy Chengappa has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: Smoking Cessation Studies NIMH and NCATS of the NIH; Pfizer, Inc. and Janssen drug and placebo for studies funded by NIH plus materials for IND.
  • Other: The University of Pittsburgh is pursuing intellectual property for using an agent as an adjuvant treatment for persons schizophrenia based on clinical trial conducted by Dr. K N Roy Chengappa

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.125) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 4/8/2019 | Last Modified On: 4/8/2019 | Expires: 4/8/2020

 

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