3042: Developing Genetic Education for Smoking Cessation
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3042: Developing Genetic Education for Smoking Cessation      
This in-progress research study will determine the effects of an educational program about genetics contributions to smoking on smokersí thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. The presentation will describe how smokers respond to information about genetic contributions to smoking in anticipation of the development of genotyping for individualizing pharmacological therapy for smoking cessation.

 

Speaker: Julia Houfek PhD, APRN-CNS, BC      
Disclosures: The speaker has no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.   

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN       

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:  
1. Identify genetic contributions to smoking and the use of genetic information in future smoking cessation treatment.  
2. Understand the implications of providing smokers with information about genetic contributions to smoking with regard to their smoking-related thoughts, feelings, and smoking behaviors.      
3. Describe the implications of the development of genetically-informed smoking cessation treatment for psychiatric mental health patients.     

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 Contact Hour, upon completion of an evaluation. Certificate generated online.    
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.    

 

Originally Presented
Friday, October 15th:  11:30am-12:15pm  
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, Kentucky    

 

The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2012 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.