Sweta Chawla PharmD,MS,CDE Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Email: Sweta.Chawla@liu.edu Office Hours by appointment
PROBLEM BASED LEARNING READ THE MATERIAL BEFORE CLASS BE FAMILIAR WITH ALL MEDICATIONS, INCLUDING DOSING READ CASES BEFORE CLASS AND BE READY TO PRESENT CASES DURING CLASS TIME
Identify health-related consequences to tobacco use List six forms of tobacco list the pharmacologic effects of nicotine and understand the principles of nicotine addiction List three clinically significant drug interactions associated with tobacco smoking
List and describe the following consequences of tobacco cessation : Withdrawal effects Health benefits Apply the National Cancer Institute’s 5 “A” (ask, advise, assess, assist, arrange) when counseling patients for tobacco cessation Assess a tobacco user’s readiness to quit smoking Assist patients with tobacco cessation using individually tailored interventions
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Nicorette (OTC) Generic nicotine gum (OTC)
Counsel patients on proper use of the following aids for cessation (including dosing, potential side effects, and precautions): Nicotine polacrilex gum Nicotine polacrilex lozenge Nicotine transdermal patch Nicotine nasal spray Nicotine inhaler Buproprion SR Varnecline During role playing scenarios, be able to ask patient about tobacco use, advise patient to quit, assess readiness to quit, apply tailored strategies to assist patient with quitting, and arrange follow-up.
Nicotrol NS (Rx)
Commit (OTC) Generic nicotine lozenge (OTC)
Nicoderm CQ (OTC) Generic nicotine patches (OTC, Rx)
NICOTINE GUM: DOSING
Dosage based on current smoking patterns:...