Webinar:Year of Cessation—2019: An Update from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health

Monday, January 21, 2019

Subject:2019: Year of Cessation Webinar

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center(SCLC) invites you to join us for this webinar:Year of Cessation—2019: An Update from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health,onThursday, February 7, 2019, at 1:00 pm EST(60 minutes).

We are honored to haveCorinne M. Graffunder, DrPH, MPH, Director, Office on Smoking and Health presenting on this important and timely topic.

Webinar Objectives:

1. Describe CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health’s work and priorities

2. Explain why cessation matters and is still important

3. Consider strategic opportunities in 2019 to amplify and advance cessation efforts

4. Identify existing resources, including data and cessation support, available from CDC

REGISTER HERE: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/xravvf4nzyp9&eom

One hour of credit can be earned, for participants who join theLIVEsession, onFebruary 7, 2019. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.

Pending Approval


This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # tbd.

ACCME Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.

Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Registered Nurses:For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants:The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

California Pharmacists:The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved forAMA PRA category 1 CreditTM. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

California Behavioral Science Professionals: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for behavioral health providers. UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit forLMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.


This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

The following speakers, moderators and planning committee members have disclosed they have no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who have provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity:

Corinne M. Graffunder, DrPH, MPH, Jon Jovi Bodestyne, Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Jennifer Lucero, MA, MS, Jennifer Matekuare, Jessica Safier, Catherine Saucedo, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD

Don’t need to claim CME/CEUs? SCLC issues free certificates of attendance for those who want contact hours only.

Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues. For questions, contact Jennifer Matekuare, SCLC Operations Manager, atJennifer.matekuare@ucsf.eduor call toll-free (877) 509-3786. This webinar will be recorded and may be viewed online on theSmoking Cessation Leadership Center’s website after the presentation.